A Simple Gift for Mom

My mother had a birthday last week, and I decided to get her customized socks as a present. As far as presents go, this was one of the most simple presents that I’ve gotten her, but it was also one of the most practical. I usually get her something high tech and expensive, like computers, phones, and tablets, but she has a hard time figuring out how to use any of that stuff. Even after reading the instructions and me helping her to use it, she still can’t really figure it out. I decided that it would be better to go with a more low tech solution.

The socks that I got for her had a special pattern on them that she really loved. She has shirts and things with this pattern on it, so I figured it would be cool for her to have socks with the pattern. Surprisingly, she didn’t have any socks with the pattern before I got her some. I figured she would have gotten some at some point, but she didn’t.  Continue reading

I Am Doing Really Well with My New Girlfriend

I have been really enjoying this girl that I met a couple of weeks ago. She is really different from any other girl that I have met. The big thing is money, because you usually expect that the girl is going to let you pick up every check that comes near the two of you. At any rate I took her out to the place that I used to work at when I was in college, the place that happens to have the best Italian in San Diego and they charge you like that. She insisted upon picking up the check and was really confused when she saw it. They only charged us for a bottle of wine, half of which I recorked and took home.  Continue reading