Jesus fucking Christ now it's They Might Be Giants and I have a flannel button-up tied around my waist again.

Remember that? No outfit was complete without thermal shirt, jeans, flannel button-up tied at the waist, and MOTORCYCLE JACKET.

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@thegibson The great thing about adulthood is that you can afford a sassy one now.

@lilithsaintcrow

I had the standard motorcycle jacket as a teen early 20's... loved that fucking thing.

Then I had an engineer's bike jacket... secretly thought I was channeling some alternate Han Solo...

Now I have no leather jacket, because it is exceedingly hard to Find a good one anymore.

@thegibson Remember that one store at the mall that had leather goods? What was it, Wilson's? OMG.

A neighbor kid stole my leather jacket when I was out of high school. Little asshole. I was glad when the police carted him away. (Years later, unrelated. No, really, super unrelated.)

@lilithsaintcrow

Wilson's had good product...

Both my jackets came from there... good heavy leather... legitimate body armor up until firearms.

Felt good on the shoulders too... had good weight.

@lilithsaintcrow

Holy crap, there is a Wilson's 20 minutes from me that I didn't know about...

@lilithsaintcrow

Alright, well while you are testing it out, see if you can conjure up an Aladdin's Castle... I suspect your powers are limited to long lost mall brands.

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@thegibson If I had any real power I'd bring back Waldenbooks in every. damn. mall.

@lilithsaintcrow @TheGibson

it's not happening quite as well or as fast as I'd like, but after the forest fire of big chain bookstores killed a lot of the small independents, others seem to be popping up again like brave little seedlings through ash

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