Oh Life!
May 20, 2015

Collecting things has brought joy into the lives of millions of people. However, it can sometimes be a difficult task to decide what to collect. You should always make it something you are passionate about. Because you will spend many hours working with your hobby, you should try to collect something that you will not get bored with easily. There are certainly many different collectibles to choose from, some much more common than others. If you need some ideas regarding cool things you can collect, here are a few you might want to consider.

1. Swords

While this is certainly not the most conventional item you could choose to collect, it is a lot of fun. Japanese anime swords are becoming an increasingly popular collectible, especially because anime is regularly watched in countries that speak English. If anime is not your thing, there are a wide variety of other swords that might catch your eye. You can choose swords like knights used in the Dark Ages. You can also collect katanas, like those carried by Japanese samurai warriors. The list of swords that are available to you is very long. If you are truly interested in making sword collecting your hobby, you would be wise to check out many of the sword websites to find reputable dealers.

2. Comic books

Roughly 25 years ago, the hobby of comic book collecting exploded into the major business that it is today. There are people who are willing to pay big bucks for classic issues that are in excellent condition. Some people choose to collect comic books for monetary reasons, while others strictly do it because they love it. Whatever the reason you decide to start collecting comics, you will find that it is incredibly addicting. You can go to comic book conventions to meet other people who share your interest. This can be helpful because having other collectors as friends will allow you to obtain certain issues that you are having a hard time finding.

3. Baseball cards

Remember when you used to put baseball cards in the spokes of your bicycle? Nowadays, some of those cards that you treated with such disrespect could be worth a lot of money. If you have a love for baseball, collecting cards of some of your favorite players from your youth would be a great way for you to spend some of your free time.

May 18, 2015


Looking at only the minimum payment due on a credit card bill can trick you into paying 43% less. What you didn’t know is, you could be paying nearly double the amount of interest. That’s the findings of some studies of people who habitually settle just a portion of their statement monthly. When given mock bills that had different minimum payments, but the same total balance, the subjects chose to pay less for the one with the lower minimum. Researchers say the minimum due acts as a psychological anchor, drawing down the amount people feel they need to pay. If it’s possible to just ignore these numbers and pay for the principal, it’ll save you money from interest.

May 18, 2015

I really don’t know much about trumpets, but if you are looking for a good mouthpiece for trumpets, you might want to check this out. They offer the cheapest mouthpieces and other trumpet parts. I was actually looking for guitar strings for my son when I stumbled upon this website and I thought I would share it to my readers.

May 18, 2015

baked sweet corn

Joining Monday Mellow Yellows.

May 18, 2015

baked sweet corn

While I am typing away on my keyboard and writing about audio patch cables, my tummy is grumbling because I can smell the sweet corn that’s baking inside the oven. Boiled or grilled, my kids love to munch on sweet corns. This time, though, I decided to give it a twist. After boiling, I decided to spread some cream cheese and sprinkled paprika and sea salt. Then I popped it in the oven. This how they turned out after baking.

May 15, 2015

sauteed veggies

My entry for Orange you glad it’s Friday.

May 7, 2015

Buying shoes online is something that you should not take for granted. The comfort and protection of your feet are very important. This is especially true if you are subjecting your feet to regular punishment that comes from physical activity such as running. Therefore, you need to take extra care to select a shoe that is not only a perfect fit, but provides the cushioning needed to prevent your feet from becoming easily injured. Nowadays, you can buy just about anything online. Shoes are certainly no exception. There are a wide variety of online stores such as SneakerKing.com that offer a massive inventory of just about any sneaker you can possibly imagine. Here are some tips that will help you find where to buy shoes online.

1. Get some references from your friends

There is a good chance that one of your family members or friends has bought shoes online at some point in their life. Ask around to find out if this is the case. If you do find a person close to you who has bought shoes online, get the name of the website. Ask this person if he or she was satisfied with the quality of the shoes, as well as the service provided by the website. If you receive positive responses to your questions, be sure to check out the site. If your friends and family members are not providing you with as many references as you had hoped for, you can expand your search to your neighbors and the people you work with. Asking all of these people should give you a good list of shoe websites to work from.

2. You can look online

In the event that your quest to get shoe website references from your friends and family does not go well, there are still other alternatives you can use in your search. If you search the Internet, you have two options. You can search for shoe websites directly so you can see their prices and the complete inventory of shoes they offer. You can also read reviews of various shoe sites to see which ones are preferred by the general public.

3. Read the store policies

Before you buy shoes from any online store, it is important that you completely read the polices of the store you are buying the shoes from. Make sure they have a lenient return policy. If not, buy your shoes elsewhere.