Monthly Archives: August 2014

28 Aug

Do you cry like a baby when chopping onions? Have you ever been embarrassed when someone walks in the room and your eyes are all red and tears rolling down your cheeks? Then they ask “Oh my Gosh, what happened?” And then you say “I’m fine I’m just cutting up an onion”. Well no more. No more burning and itchy eyes. No more tears.  I have a solution.

Onions have unstable chemicals. Onions produce the chemical irritant known as syn-propanethial-S-oxide. It stimulates the eyes’ lachrymal glands so they release tears. These chemicals are released through fume which happens immediately when the onion is punctured. So, the obvious solution is to protect your eyes from these fumes.

Any glasses with a snug fit and a facial cavity or foam gasket will do wonders.  Wiley X offers a wide range of glasses with face gaskets. If you have a small face the Wiley X Blink would be great. It is available with a clear, polycarbonate safety lens which is great in case there is ever a freak accident and you accidentally get the knife close to your eye. You may pride yourself on sharp kitchen utensils but NO knife is getting through …
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21 Aug

Fairytales, fables and legends are based on brave woodsmen like Daniel Boone, Paul Bunyan and the hero from Snow White. I bet they wished they had sunglasses made from wood.

At home I enjoy waxing and polishing my wooden furniture. It’s therapeutic and I know my lovely things will last for years. But never my sunglasses! Can your wooden glasses get wet? The new hand-crafted Earth Wood sunglasses can. They are coated with a water proof wood seal to protect your sunglasses. This sealant ensures that the glasses are water resistant and will last for years. Their sunglasses are covered by warranty for 6 months from date of purchase. The warranty protects against manufacturer defects and not wear and tear. So stay away from woodpeckers. You can’t do too much damage to the Stainless steel hinges, right? Knock on wood.

I am so excited about my next pair of sunglasses by Earth Wood Sunglasses. I have ordered the Hermosa 097b. I chose this frame and color combination for the natural wood grain that I am sure will make people stop and notice. If I wear a wooden frame I want people to take note. When they arrive and I …
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01 Aug

Oakley Fuel Cell Sunglasses

I have a friend that’s a part-time police officer here in Illinois. He is a Texas born ice hockey playing Renaissance man and a genuine great guy. I get a healthy dose of the word y’all that makes me smile every time I speak to him. I asked Chase about serving and protecting. I asked him if it’s something he had always dreamt about. He told me: “Being a cop was something I always thought about growing up. However, when the recession hit my freshman year in college I decided to take a general business route for my future. I never thought I would get the opportunity to be a cop later in life. After working as a community service officer for a few months, the opportunity to attend the academy was presented and now here I am today! I am still learning and still love it!” Now this is a 24 year old with direction and a good head on his shoulders, a go-getter.

Chase sports the Oakley Fuel Cell Sunglasses on and off duty. They were a birthday gift from his beautiful fiancée Shannon. He wears the non-polarized Polished Black frame with Warm Grey lenses model but realizes …
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