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In the world of fashion, cool is relative. The guy wearing a giant onesie is cool because he looks ridiculous. The old man wearing Air Force Ones is cool because older men generally don’t wear a popular streetwear sneaker. But is the fashion conscious twenty or thirty-something cool with a pair of Birkenstocks? I’m...

Growing up in Dallas and living in New York I’d never spent much time on the west coast, but I decided to head west for 8 days. The drive would take me up the coast to find out for myself whether the west truly was the best coast or just easier to rhyme than east. It was a week long journey that I will share a portion...

Despite all the ads, all the notices and hints from those around you, and even the huge line at the flower store on your way home Sunday, you forgot.  It could be that you were too busy, out of town, focused on the kids, or just strait up forgot, but you still managed to forget about Mother’s Day, and now you’re...

When I was younger, I feared wool. Absolutely hated it. The itch, the texture, and mostly ugly sweaters you would have to wear to some church function or family portrait: Wool and I didn’t get along for years after. It wasn’t until I heard from a friend about Icebreaker, a New Zealand-based purveyor of merino wool. So...

I’m supposed to be reviewing the Practical Meter. And I’d love to, I really would. But it just kind of works. Sometimes a device or service comes along and either works or it doesn’t. This is one of those products. The Practical Meter works, and it works well. So instead, I’m going to tell you what the Practical Meter is...