How I Shave and How You Can Save Money

Straight razor, brush, and associated soaps.

The shaving supplies I have on my counter at the moment. I have more… much more.

A few years ago, I decided that I was tired of paying ridiculous amounts of money for shave cartridges from Gillette. I had recently switched over to the Gillette Fusion cartridge, and while I loved the reverse blade for sideburn trimming, I was really tired of feeling the hairs being pulled out of my face. More importantly, I was tired of paying $4/blade.
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I Sing Because I’m Free

 

Who taught the sun where to stand in the morning?
And who told the ocean you can only come this far?
And who showed the moon where to hide ’til evening?
Whose words alone can catch a falling star?

Well, I know my Redeemer lives
I know my Redeemer lives
All of creation testifies
This life within me cries
I know my Redeemer lives
(
Redeemer, Nicole C Mullen)

If you know me in person, you’ve heard me burst out in song. This has been a habit for a while, and if it annoys you, I sincerely apologize. Before you go however, let me explain.
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I bought the Blue Yeti Microphone

I was in Best Buy on Friday and decided to finally buy a proper desktop microphone. I’ve been wanting to learn how to do voiceover work for a while, mostly just to have the skill for when I need a voice for a video project and there’s no one else available.

I’ve also want to read full chapters of the Bible to upload here for folks to listen to.

Best Buy price matched it, so I was able to score it for $99, which I think is a pretty good deal.

It’s a USB condenser mic, and has four selectable pickup patterns. I played with it briefly, but due to excess noise from neighbors, I was not able to produce any files worth uploading. I need to find somewhere quiet to work.

I still plan to buy a flash-based portable recorder, such as the Zoom H6 for future video projects.

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My fancy edit bay.

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My Fancy Vocal Booth