Here are some ideas for what to get me for Christmas, for my birthday — if you can remember what it is, because I probably didn't tell you — or for any other reason.

In general, newer items within these three lists are at the top of the list.

Specific things or types of thing

  • Melodica
  • Blessed Karl of Austria medal
  • Print of Salvador Dalí's Crucifixion (Corpus Hypercubus)
  • Lava lamp (not green "lava")
  • Saint John Henry Newman medal
  • Raspberry Pi 4 because this
  • Z-Trail sandals because this
  • Saint Augustine of Hippo icon
  • Turntable (not an all-in-one one)
  • Saint Menas/Mina/Ⲙⲏⲛⲁ icon
  • Venerable Fulton Sheen medal
  • Black Madonna of Częstochowa icon
  • 350-500 ml swing-top bottles
  • Print of Salvador Dalí's The Madonna of Port Lligat (either version but the 1950 one is cooler)
  • OrbitKey because this
  • Print of M.C. Escher's Snow_

General concepts and ideas

Specific brands, or stores to buy from or buy gift cards from

For the benefit of those mother-types who are wont to buy clothing:

  • Shirts: large
  • Waist: 32
  • Leg: 33-34
  • Shoe: US men's 10