Yes! Now you can have your best friends carry their own poop bags while you're out on your daily walks.
Let another PortaPocket ride shotgun at your hip (to carry your cell, keys, etc ..no matter your outfit) while you're at it, too.Good stuff.
though it's not quite autumn, it looks like we're having an Indian summer...
and it seems they know (some of the ways) how to wear PortaPocket, too! ;)
oh drat, we missed May Day.
BUT we still have 99% of this month to help fix your maydays when your clothes pockets fail you. As when they're not there are all. Like when you're in your Graduation Gown. Or your Prom Dress. Among other things...
Like Chicago Tribune columnist Eric Zorn, I too have mixed
emotions about today's Big NCAA Game in the Final Four.
On one hand, how could one root against Chicago's beloved
Sister Jean and the hometown Ramblers?
It's that quinessential fairy tale in need of the perfect ending.
On the other hand, I'm a UM Ann Arbor graduate. GO BLUE!
So what do I do?
I can't help but factor some other vignettes into this equation.
While I thoroughly enjoyed my University of Michigan experience,
I truly believed my alma mater might actually be interested in
what its alums are up to.
Perhaps if they'd shown some interest when we'd shared how our
handy helper would give fans at the 'Big House' / Michigan Stadium
a way to hands-free wear their cells and small essentials (despite
that Bag Ban). Perhaps if they wanted to see how their alums are
working hard to improve other people's lives, even in simple ways,
every day. Maybe if they'd genuinely made some effort to embrace
new ideas that are sorely needed on campus...
Instead it's just crickets.
Unless you count that they DO reach out when they want to solicit
more money (as if I didn't spend enough already on my four
college years at an out-of-state tuition rate ;)
If you change your mind and would like to have a
long-denied conversation, you know where I am :)
What do you think?
Shall I be RAMBLIN' on?
In this polarized world, I think we can at least all agree that young people are our future. And what an inspiration are those who have stepped up to stand for a cause, even in their darkest hours.
Kudos to Emma González, David Hogg, Sarah Chadwick, Cameron Kasky and all their steadfast fellow Parkland survivors. And to all the other student activists who refuse to sit idly by and watch the lawmakers offer nothing but 'thoughts and prayers' to those affected by Gun Violence.
The Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School Never Again MSD movement is gaining momentum and will show its muscle to all who watch Capitol Hill on Saturday for this crucial March for Our Lives. Never before have this many young people been so galvanized to make this kind of impact in recent memory.
I for one stand by them. In their resolute, and unwavering desire to make the world a safer place for every citizen of this country. The outdated, self-serving agenda of the NRA must go away. TODAY.
We. Start. NOW.
Maybe something else to fit in PortaPocket? ;)
Would you like blueberry or cherry?
I don't know about you, but I'm tired of feeling like a second class citizen.
These are trying times indeed. With the fallout from scandals that have
reared their heads in our society of late, who dare even care about a
subject like pockets?
Certainly, other topics are more relevant. Like the galvanizing and important
#MeToo movement. The horrifying and heinous cases of sexual abuse
perpetrated by prominent individuals. The latest political apocalypse.
And what about those unfair, unequal pay situations?
Yet with all that, here's just another everyday example of women being given
short shrift, and treated as if our needs don't matter. Or, at least, don't matter
Pockets are power. And guys are holding all the cards. They're getting their
needs catered to by the whole fashion and clothing industry. Why are us
gals being left behind? Is it because women are so often fashion-first?
But what about function? Personally, I'm one who prefers NOT to be a slave
to style. And I actually value function as an equal, if not more important, priority.
Sorry, but I must've missed that memo that said women's clothes have to be
relegated to the not-so-smart category.
So where's the outrage? Looking around, there've actually been a fair number
of articles written up about this very subject. From The Atlantic, to Racked, Buzzfeed,
and more. Feminists have pointedly made their statements, and their wishes known.
At least there's that.
What do you think?
Do you believe there's a pocket shortage in women's clothes?
Do share your thoughts, below.
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Oh my, Scott.
Say you didn't.
But you did.
I know you like to be one who's Transparent, but sometimes too much sharing, well...
it's just not so good.
Now you've got the bed to lie in.
But maybe that bed of nails will be good for you.
Call it a little back support.
A little lesson learned.
A little humbling.
Just think of it as life slapping you in the face with a wakeup call.
But maybe it'll make you start thinking.
Think before you speak.
Listen before you respond.
And maybe, just maybe, open your mind to new ideas.
Other people actually matter.
Even if they don't have the same political slant as you... or me.
Don't throw anyone under the bus.
It's just bad business.
But you know that, right?Maybe now.