Monthly Archives: September 2013

06 Sep

I generally cringe when I hear the word cheap, especially when referring to Optics of any kind. In this business you try to talk to customers about value and affordability.  I try to always stress the point “you get what you pay for”.

Wednesday evening I was sitting with close friends playing Scrabble which I came very close to winning (6 points). While enjoying the game the host was playing DVD’s of live rock concerts which included the groups Queen, Tesla and ZZ Top. One song in particular that stuck in my brain and inspired me to write this blog was the song by ZZ Top: Cheap Sunglasses. Being an Eyewear Specialist, I immediately was caught by the simple yet entertaining lyrics.

Check out my two favorite verses:

When you get up in the morning and the light is hurt your head
The first thing you do when you get up out of bed
Is hit that street a-runnin’ and try to meet the masses
And go get yourself some cheap sunglasses
Oh yeah, oh yeah, oh yeah

Now go out and get yourself some thick black frames
With the glass so dark they won’t even know your name…
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