• Frugality

    I Hate Modern Furniture

    I detest modern furniture with a white-hot passion. I’d rather set my money on fire than to buy the worthless crap that they call modern furniture these days. When I was a kid, you bought a piece of furniture with the knowledge that it would outlast you. My parents bought used furniture back in the 1960’s and 1970’s that would…

  • Frugality

    Consumerism has Gone Too Far

    The other day I discovered that there is a new fashion piece that has taken over the Internet. It is a pair of jeans with a piece of transparent plastic at the knees. Here’s a photo of them: This is a prime example of how businesses are deliberately creating things that encourage us to spend our hard-earned money to purchase…