Zen and the Art of iPhone Home Screens

Posted on September 19th, 2014

Is technology a tool, or a giant distraction in your life? This is my new iPhone home screen. What used to be a screen full of folders and apps (a.k.a. distractions) has been boiled down to only the essential items I need to get...

IOS 8 - Practical First Impressions

Posted on September 17th, 2014

(Using the SwiftKey keyboard with predictive text on my iPhone 5 to write this post.) After just a few hours with Apple's new IOS 8, I'm kinda digging it. Its obvious that Apple is taking feature cues from Android as time goes on,...

Photo Blog - Central Park and Museum Mile

Posted on September 1st, 2014

Spent a Sunday in New York City with out of town family. Wandered Central Park, then took a walk up 5th Ave to the Guggenheim. Looking west across the reservoir. Bethesda Fountain at 72nd Street Bethesda Terrace Street performers at...

Labor Day Nap

Posted on September 1st, 2014

Emma taking a snooze on the deck. Labor Day 2014.

Photo Blog - How I Spent My Saturday

Posted on August 30th, 2014

Here’s an experiment. Opted-out of sitting in horrific traffic trying to navigate around the east end of the Island on Labor Day weekend, so I have a full Saturday all to myself. What shall I do? 9 AM - Opened an Acorns incremental...

Change Cell Phone Companies ... Get More Chill (The Good Kind) In Your Life

Posted on August 27th, 2014

Last summer I switched our mobile service from AT&T to T-Mobile. At the time it was just about dollars and cents. In retrospect its really been about way more than that. Surprisingly, a huge German telecommunications company has...

Digital Photo Management - The Struggle Is Real

Posted on August 21st, 2014

True story. There are more than 12,000 digital images on the iPhones and iPods in our house. It's my job to ensure that our collective family visual history is not lost and frankly, it's exhausting. What you see here is an actual...

Seriously Impressed With MediaFire Cloud Storage

Posted on August 6th, 2014

I LOVE cloud storage - especially free cloud storage. It may actually border on an obsession, to be honest. There’s so much of it out there right now that I’m having a hard time settling on one or two primary storage platforms. Right...

Embed Soundcloud Clips Into Your Blog With Evernote And Postach.io

Posted on February 19th, 2014

If you're blogging out of Evernote using Postach.io , there's no need to wait for the official Soundcloud embed code from Postach.io. Here's how to embed a Soundcloud clip in two easy steps. 1. While on Soundcloud, select the clip...

Snow Blossoms

Posted on February 5th, 2014

The sunlight behind the snow on the dogwood branches created an interesting effect. Shot hastily with my iPhone 5. Black and white filter added in iPhoto afterward. See it full-size at Flickr. ---- Like this post? Follow me on...


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