Gas prices have caused many people to consider public transit. I started riding the bus long before gas was even $3.00 a gallon. I detailed my experiences here a few months ago and wrote about teaching teens how to use public transit on 21st Century Dad. These articles were intended for a general audience, but [...]
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Reason number 437 Renee and I use Macs.
We learned a lot about ourselves in 2007. Renee and Elliott are both enjoying life as the parents of a new baby girl. Elliott is totally wrapped up in his role as daddy, and Renée provides the “been there, done that” wisdom that has eased the transition. There has been a surge in advertising for [...]
Buying a Blackberry doesn’t automatically make you a better communicator. Using it effectively does. It’s analogous to the gym membership vs. a real exercise routine. Humans are social creatures, and many of the latest technological advances have been in communications devices. Email, instant messenger, and cell phones proliferate. But are we better communicators?
Whether you’re well-versed in Web 2.0 or not, Mark Briggs has written a great overview. You can order a hard copy version or download the PDF for free. The hard copy is only $10, and includes shipping within the US. If you take it to Kinko’s, you’ll pay a lot more. If you print it [...]
Ken Rockwell runs a popular photography website. He writes reviews, technical articles, and how-to guides about photography. It’s geared toward users of DSLRs, especially Nikon and Canon. Occasionally, he ventures off-topic, and he recently wrote an article called “How to Afford Anything.” He covers tips on how to score deals, save money, and make money. [...]
Most people who find this site know what a blog is, but I have learned that several people aren’t quite sure. Technological advances in computers and electronics seems to come at a blinding pace. The way people use technology advances even faster. The World Wide Web was once a tool of scientists. It was a [...]
I would like to take a moment to reciprocate Renee’s public acknowledgment. I love you Renee. You opened my eyes to the infinite capacity to feel and express love for another human. We met in June of 2005 through an online dating site called Webdate™. We had both grown discouraged with online dating. Renee was [...]
I would like to take a moment to appreciate my beloved publicly. Yesterday was his birthday. He has been so patient and kind to me… even during the tough times, when most people would’ve thrown in the towel. He told me that he stopped caring about his own birthday after 21. But since Twilli (our [...]
Public transit gets a bad rap in South Florida. Many people I talk to dismiss it as inconvenient and inadequate. This perception is understandable. The infrastructure was not built with public transit in mind. There are so many good reasons to use public transit. I use it as often as possible.