Consumerism Archives

Jun 8, 2020

Quarantine Hobbies Pt 2: Ariel

My quarantine “hobby” is mechanical keyboards (but mostly just buying keycap sets).

(Is buying things a hobby? Honestly, after spending an ungodly amount of time on r/mk on this subject, I think it is 90% of it.)

Work-from-home keyboard:

keychron-k2-stock

The base template: a Keychron K2 (75% form factor) with Gatetron blue switches


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Mar 5, 2017

Do-It-Myself: Light Fixture Upgrade

New year, new light fixtures! Or so I thought. I bought new fixtures for the apartment, but the dining room one seemed a little bit…plain. I’d never really considered myself a DIY kinda person before (at least, not for real life things…) but I thought there was a chance I could do something to spruce them up. Here is the journey:

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Sep 20, 2016

Cleo-Cat-Tra

Somewhat of a random aside, but this is what I’ve been receiving with my Barnes and Nobles orders these days (yes I order books, long live physical text!):

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