Archive for January, 2011


January 21st

I remember we had a Veryfine vending machine just like the one on the left in our middle school cafeteria.  I usually got the apple juice but sometimes got the fruit punch. I LOVED their package design- SO incredibly simple and minimal but extremely recognizable.  Match that up with the oh-so-pleasant font and they had [...]

Phillips Bug-A-Way

January 4th

I don’t have any fond memories of Phillips bug-a-way bulbs.  I have some terrible memories of wishing my parents had bought bug-a-way bulbs.  There would be gangs of multi-legged forest creatures that would loiter at the front door on summer nights.  Moths that seemed to be the size of blue jays, kamikaze hard shelled bugs [...]