Nissan Leaf, Tesla Model S, and Fiat 500e Owner Comparison

This post is a Nissan Leaf, Tesla Model S, and Fiat 500e owner comparison. I’m a huge fan of electric-powered transportation. We have 3 cars (two in Atlanta, and one in San Francisco). All of them are electric. We purchased them in this order: a Nissan Leaf (2011), a Tesla Model S (2014), and the Fiat 500e (2017). Since we… Continue reading

Profile Picture on My Vans

If you’re like me, you feel a need to change your profile selfie from time to time. But then, I stumbled onto an iOS app I really like: Prisma. Using this app, you can turn any photo into … well, something else altogether. It’s rather fun to use. I’ve even blogged about it before and here, and here, and here.… Continue reading

Are You Really a Good Person?

I worked closely for several years with a lady that I will always dearly admire. She is truly an amazing person with a huge heart filled with kindness and compassion. She is among the most positive people I’ve ever known. She always sees the good in a person, always. That’s just her heart’s default setting. I so admire her. I… Continue reading

The Future of Urban Transportation

Urban Migration In the recent past the number of people around the world living in urban cities has exceeded the number of people living in rural areas. This trend will continue, and by 2050 ⅔rds of the world’s population will live in urban areas. People are flocking to large cities for any number of reasons. To be sure, the traffic… Continue reading

Thank You EU Privacy Rule: General Data Collection Regulation

Have you wondered why you’re getting all of these “We’ve changed our terms of service” emails? Well, I have the answer for you. For all of Fox News’ bluster about how the US is number one, we have certainly fallen far behind the other democracies of the world as we slip into irrelevant oblivion. Here’s the latest example: the European… Continue reading

Something Rotten

Fox Theater: Something Rotten I had heard that Something Rotten was a really good Broadway show, and this weekend we saw it at the Fox Theater. I love going to the Fox if for no other reason than simply to be at the Fox. This historic theater itself is just fantastic, gorgeous, robust in personality and flare. But my post… Continue reading

My First Week Without Facebook (#DeleteFacebook)

One week ago today I deleted my Facebook account as a gift to myself. I must be honest and say I was a bit apprehensive about going through with deleting my account—permanently deleting my account. I had been building up to the idea for months. So I’ve had 2 questions about it. 1. How did you go about doing it?… Continue reading

The San Francisco Symphony: Beethoven and Strauss

I went to the San Francisco Symphony tonight. The Beethoven Eroica Piano Concerto was one of the most gorgeous performances I’ve ever heard in my lifetime. Flawless. Perfection. I can’t think of anything that could have been done more beautifully. Conductor: Daniel Harding, a Frenchman Pianist: Paul Lewis, a British fellow Pianist Paul Lewis The pianist’s performance was unparalleled! Every… Continue reading

In Case You Missed It: Dame Helen Mirren

Dame Helen Mirren, not your typical actress, reads Ulysses on the Late Show with Stephen Colbert, not your typical late show host. The portion of Tennyson’s poem she is reading so brilliantly: Old age hath yet his honour and his toil; Death closes all: but something ere the end, Some work of noble note, may yet be done, Not unbecoming… Continue reading