Category Archives: Life

Whale watching in Monterey, CA

A suggestion from a running buddy, went whale watching in Monterey, CA this past weekend. Apparently, there are record numbers of whales off the coast of California in part due to a bumper crop of krill. A life experience, we saw schools of dolphins, came within fifty yards of two blue whales, and were sprayed […]

Tron Legacy – Movie Trailer

Coming in Disney IMAX 3D in 2010. Starring Jeff Bridges, Garrett Hedlund, Olivia Wild, Bruce Boxleitner. Directed by Joseph Kosinski. Can’t wait to see it!

How-To: Increase Happiness, Good Times in Life

Where does happiness come from? How does one minimize dissatisfaction and create the greatest number of happy moments in life? Last night a friend asked, “Looking back on your life to date, at what points were you the happiest?” A simple enough question, I thought of a list of happy moments, some general time periods […]

How-To: Get Out of Shoveling Snow

Check out this pimp house feature in Lincoln Park, Chicago.

Your Opinion: Short or Long Hair? (Vote!)

So I’m trying to decide if I should go back to short hair or not. Figured I would create a poll. What do you think? Vote! The fate of my hair is in your hands. Thanks for your opinion.

New Blog Design

So, it has been quite awhile since my last post. 7 months and 17 days to be exact. There are a number of reasons (excuses) for this. Besides being generally busy with work and play, it seems that 2008 has been the year of the social networking sites, specifically Facebook and Twitter. With the advent […]

Top 10 – Personal Highlights of 2007

It’s that time of year. Time for the obligatory top 10 list. Walking home from getting coffee this morning I tried to think of the most memorable personal events of 2007. Here’s what came to mind. In chronological order… 1. Ironman 70.3 Hawaii. One of six triathlons I did this year. It was a tough […]

Amazon Kindle – End of Paper Books?

Today Amazon introduced the Kindle, a lightweight and powerful electronic book reader that features a new display technology that reads much like paper. Three years in the making, the Kindle has built in wireless connectivity and can display books, electronic newspapers, blogs, or just about any type of syndicated content. Weighting 10.3 ounces, the Kindle […]

Bay Area – 5.6 Twitter Quake

We just had a bit of a shaker in the San Francisco Bay Area. Magnitude 5.6 to be exact. No damage here but it was certainly felt across the twittersphere. You know you’re a technology geek when… Neat to see the real time responses, and glad everyone is alright. Picture below of the shake map.

Mac OS X Leopard – Friday, October 26

Apple announced today that Mac OS X Leopard will go on sale Friday, October 26 at 6:00 p.m. at Apple’s retail stores and Apple Authorized Resellers, and that Apple’s online store is now accepting pre-orders. Leopard is packed with more than 300 new features and introduces a brand new desktop with Stacks, a new way […]