One of my favorite toys, Legos, turned 50 yesterday. As I remember it, I got my first legos as a hand-me-down from a family friend who had out grown them. In the beginning I was a fan of the space sets, then I moved on to castles and knights (Thanks for the huge castle Mom… Continue reading Happy Birthday Lego
The intervention worked. More later, but here’s a video of TigerMan walking nicely.
Unfortunately for one of my co-workers I found the site Wakerupper.com. The site is designed to let you schedule a wake up call. However, it works for prank calls as well. Unlike some other call-back services, you’re not required to register the phone you want to contact. Plus, you can type in text that the… Continue reading Wake Up Call
My wife and I are looking forward to a cruise this spring with two other couples on Royal Caribbean. We made our reservations last fall, including a relatively sizable deposit. The remainder of the cost is due this month. When I went online to pay the remainder I found that Royal Caribbean had added a… Continue reading Bad Company: Royal Carribbean
I love Firefox, so whenever a new version is available, I immediately download it. One of the reasons I love Firefox is the ability to install add-ons or extensions. Unfortunately many of the authors of the add-ons aren’t as quick to migrate the newest version. Luckily, I found a fix to allow me to use… Continue reading Turn off Add-on compatibility check in Firefox 3 Beta
TigerMan is getting an intervention today. He’s a bad walker. Since that’s his main activity most days it’s a problem. So a dog trainer is coming to work with him. This is the fourth trainer to try to fix him. Here’s hoping.
If you’re going to start a business or launch a new product you should be able to answer in numerical terms how big your market is.
Dear Steve, I watched your keynote address yesterday and found it to be somewhat anti-climatic. The main reason, I wanted you to announce a version of AppleTV that includes the functionality of a TiVo. All you offered was the ability to rent movies. I fine with movies but in order to find a place close… Continue reading Wanted: AppleTV + TiVo
I saw this commercial and laughed out loud. Since that doesn’t happen very often I thought I would share it.
Network Solutions recently changed their business practices to hold any domain name searched for on their site for four days before releasing it for possible purchase elsewhere. This is bad because unsuspecting users are effectively locked into purchasing the domain from Network Solutions, one of the most expensive domain registrars, if they want the domain… Continue reading Don’t search for, or buy, domains from Network Solutions