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Bad Delivery Karma

When things go wrong, they can quickly pile up. This was my week for bad delivery karma. I ordered several completely unrelated things, and for different reasons, getting them delivered to the house became an enormous challenge. Pizza Gate Almost every time I use DoorDash to deliver food to the house, I swear up and down I will never use… Continue reading

Amazing iOS Photography Apps and Resources

I just wanted to share my favorite iOS photography apps and their features at the moment along with some new resources I recently discovered. Let’s start with some new iOS photography resources I encountered that really peal back the layers of shooting photos on the iPhone. These resources are offered by some crazy smart guys, the 2 men that bring… Continue reading

My New Camber Lamp

Tragically, my black Pablo Link lamp on my computer desk died suddenly. It was working, and then it wasn’t. Just like that. No drama. It just went off as if it decided to turn itself off. I loved this lamp! They come in several colors. In fact, I loved it so much, this one was the second one I bought.… Continue reading

Apple: Unexpectedly Cool! AirPort Express, AirPlay 2

I grouse a good bit about Apple, though I do usually love their products. One of the things I found very disappointing was their somewhat recent drop of the AirPort product line. A typical Apple move. Dump something everyone has grown to depend on from them. But, unexpectedly, Apple announced a firmware update for one of the older products in… Continue reading

Jackie Gleason’s Flying Saucer Is For Sale!

Remember Jackie Gleason (1916 – 1987: 71 years old)? According to Wikipedia, he was an “American comedian, actor, writer, composer and conductor.” I only vaguely remember him as a comedian with a very brash persona. Neatorama is reporting that, when I was 2 years old, Mr. Gleason built a house on 196 Furnace Dock Road, Cortland Manor, New York, that… Continue reading

R.I.P. Aretha Franklin

Through the years I’ve attended numerous pop concerts. I found that a surprising percentage of the performers, typically greats from yesteryear, were physically on the stage “giving a concert,” but their heart wasn’t into it at all. In fact, on a couple of occasion I felt as though the audience was getting ripped off. Not so with Aretha Franklin. When… Continue reading

Random Memories Journal

A few weeks ago I mentioned my journaling app, Day One, and the podcast series from the team that makes it. In the Day One app, you can create as many journals as you wish. And in one of their podcast episodes, they mentioned a user who has a random memories journal. A random memories journal––what an interesting idea, I… Continue reading