Confessions of an Optical Pack Rat


I don’t think of myself as a pack rat. But somehow I’ve managed to accumulate a lot of stuff. My desk drawers and file cabinet, and even some closets at my house contain a curious assortment of promotional giveaway items and swag I’ve received at the countless optical industry meetings and events I’ve attended over the years. I’ve actually gotten rid of a lot of it while preparing for an office move last year. My brass Orcolite coaster went into the trash. (Remember their polycarbonate lenses?) So did my SOLA Smart Seg T-shirt, along with my collection of VM Top Labs pins. However, I confess there’s some stuff I can’t seem to part with. Read More