Friday, June 29, 2007


In honor of the introduction of the iPhone by Apple I bring this to you from the old blog..

What is a trend
Is it a means or an end?
How can beauty
..................... yesterday?

Vanish away?

What is beauty?
Real or imagined?
A car that was truly beautiful and desirable in its day
Sitting ugly in the garage bay.
A pair of glasses that was the height of high design
Now hidden away thick in its dusty shrine.
Weren’t they beautiful in their time?
They haven’t changed

We want to know
that you know
and they know
that we have
what you say
and they say
is beautiful
Is desirable
And the minute
That they stop
And you stop
To say so
Then the new scent
And we wait
And see
What you’ll say
And they’ll say
Is beautiful

And that my friend
Is a trend


However I must say to all you Windows users out there that are going gaga over this new phone. We Mac users have known for years that an Operating System and the Hardware that houses it can be beautiful, elegant and easy to use.


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Blogger BEHIND A SMILE said...

The beauty of trends is that they are usually circular - what goes around comes around and what was fashionable in the days of your parents will be trendy in the days of your children.

June 29, 2007 2:31 PM  
Blogger jewmaican20 said...

Perhaps the most ironic thing about trends is how quickly they come back, and everyone rushes to by new stuff. I still have wide ties; I still have thin ties. When called for, i can select any of my old ones, and I'll look fine.
Now, with the advent of the retro chic/used look, I think the most pathetic thing is how companie now manufacture items with "distressed" looks.
Hello? I had to work hard to get my stuff to look the way they do, and now I can just buy it that way?

June 29, 2007 2:53 PM  
Blogger jewmaican20 said...

Speaking of trends, Dave. I tagged you. I meant to tell you before, but if you don't know what that is, check my blog out. Have a good shabbos...

June 29, 2007 3:26 PM  
Blogger The Dreamer said...

is that you?
love the do.

always knew you must be a handsome fellow...

as usual, another brilliant analysis and post by david...

nothing to argue with, so i wont..

June 29, 2007 7:26 PM  
Blogger ~ Sarah ~ said...

mac is not a trend. it's a lifestyle: "beautiful, elegant and easy to use"


June 30, 2007 4:19 AM  
Blogger socialworker/frustrated mom said...

I will never forget that face and beautiful hair lol. What a trend I would wish to set haha.

June 30, 2007 10:39 PM  
Anonymous megapixel said...

I have always said that styles is someone playing with your head. remember little boys in shorts that were really short, as in covering their undies? If you saw a kid like that today you'd laugh. but back then it was really nice.

July 01, 2007 12:26 AM  
Anonymous Allie said...

The crazy thing is how you really start to love something even though you hated it a few minutes ago... At this point i've just succumbed and I don't even bother going through the hating part... :)

July 01, 2007 12:41 AM  
Blogger Sara with NO H said...

I had a MAC for about 5 minutes and it hated me. It was so pretty though...

Are you going to get the Iphone? If you are, I'm SOOO jealous.

July 01, 2007 3:47 AM  
Blogger chaverah said...

my opinion on this phone is, I need some sort of buttons for the numbers. i think it would drive me crazy to just have a screen. i have a phone similar to this but i still have actual buttons.

July 01, 2007 10:09 AM  
Blogger David_on_the_Lake said...

behind a smile...
Thats usually true...and while there are some decades (40s and 50s) that I dont mind imitating..there are others (70s..).I'd rather not come

lol I never got that..worn look...
I wish I can get kids designers to make shabbos suits with holes in the knees in style...would make my life much

Thanks for the tag..Basically I have to reveal 7 things about me..while still keeping my anonymity?

I thought you'd like..

"nothing to argue with, so i wont.."

when did that ever hold u back?

I knew you'd like this..
True..but there are trends withing the lifestyle..

lol..I knew you'd remember...

July 01, 2007 10:23 AM  
Blogger David_on_the_Lake said...

ummm i gotta I dont remember shorts like
u back in the leave it to beaver days?

But what is it that makes us succumb...?
Its not like u secretly hate it..but put on a facade..
We genuinely think its beautiful..
Its all a mystery to me..

oh..u gotta give a lifetime commitment more than 5
No..I dont have an iPhone (yet)
I cant give up my reliable verizon service no matter how cool the iphone is..

I never thought I'd get used to the blackberry but now I type like a pro..on who knows..

July 01, 2007 10:28 AM  
Anonymous Allie said...

I know, that is exactly what I was trying to say... it's so strange...

And btw, if you were a teenager in the 90's you definitely remember those shorts! My husband is probably a little younger than you and he wore them..

July 01, 2007 1:10 PM  
Blogger David_on_the_Lake said...

hmm gotta pull out those old albums...and check what I wore back then...

July 01, 2007 1:16 PM  
Blogger jewmaican20 said...

Dave, I can probably dig through my old kids clothing and send you some, complete with the "worn" look. Plus, with the age of said clothing, it'll have that retro chic look as well...:)

July 01, 2007 5:13 PM  
Blogger BEHIND A SMILE said...

I tagged you, please see my blog. Thank you

July 02, 2007 2:05 PM  
Blogger David_on_the_Lake said...

lol...sure send em over...

Oooh Thanks
I did this tag before you were (blog) born..
Here it is..

July 02, 2007 3:50 PM  
Anonymous megapixel said...

I am referring to shorts that come to maybe, midthigh. I am too young for leave it to beaver! my sister in law had a boy first, then a bunch of girls, and then another boy. she went up into her attic to find something for her little boy to wear and came up with this pair of shorts... we were laughing at her for putting it on the kid, but she insisted that if it was nice back then, it is still nice.

July 02, 2007 11:30 PM  
Blogger David_on_the_Lake said...

oh..I'm also way too young for leave it to beaver..I just remember watching rerums of it..

July 02, 2007 11:36 PM  

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