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What Does Your Belt Buckle Say About You?

I have NO IDEA!

I searched and searched for some cool historical fact to tell you but came up with

Except for it has evolved for 2000 years...blech.

I think it says a lot about a person though.  I wonder what social cues it gives off and if it gives off the WRONG ques?

I just finished listening to
'The Will To Adorn'
on NPR.  I would have liked it to be about why we adorn ourselves with jewels but no luck. is the last few processes of the buckle from last week.
Above I have from left to right,
liver of sulfur (LOS), baking soda, and water.  
I do the three dump method...
  • Patina (LOS)
  • Baking Soda (to neutralize)
  • Water

I used to use the solid LOS but my envirnonment is just too humid and the stuff goes bad real quick.  So I use this gel LOS.  
Liver of Sulfur 
Extended Life Gel
Buuuut...sometimes I use solid LOS just because.
Here is the buckle all ready to be riveted.
All together now with brass rivets.
Flip side
So what does this say about the person wearing this?

It says he is pretty damn AWESOME!
Anyone who finishes a 100 miler is pretty cool in my eyes.

So congratulations Casey for finishing your first 100 MILER.
That is too AWESOME!

There I said AWESOME twice now.

Have a fantastic Thursday everyone!



  1. I bet Casey's really proud of his buckle :D I just Googled Vermont 100 - how impressive!

    1. He better be proud! hahaha!!! Tracy google Bigfoot 200. Remember when I said I was going to wave to you from the plane last year? That is when my husband ran the UTMB. All those people are amazing to run that and any 100 or 200 miler. I couldn't stay focussed on anything for over 24 hrs. let alone 2 hours! :D


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