"Multi-tasking" is yet another new term from the marvelous world of technology that is trying to ruin my comfortable little world of me! This time management skill seems to come naturally to the Millennial Generation. Excuse me? I'm still trying to figure out what HTML, MP3, APP, and OMG means? … [Read more...] about Multi-tasking, Multi-tasking, Ugh, I’d Rather Watch TV
Do you remember when Ikea first showed up on our shores? I do. We actually thought it was a pretty cool store until the first time we took one of their products home and realized we had to assemble it ourselves. Somehow, it never looked as good as the display model and it never lined up even. … [Read more...] about How Do I Install That?
I went with my 14-year-old son, Aaron, to see "The Social Network" which as you know, unless you've been marooned on an island, is all about the founding and evolution of Facebook. Following is my recollection of our conversation right afterward. For additional information and clarity, I've added … [Read more...] about Father and Son Movie Outing to The Facebook Movie
Internet or Online Dating has rapidly gone from being in the shadows, almost like porn on the web, to acceptance and extraordinary success and consumer acceptance. From just a few websites that offered such a service, there is now an industry of competing websites, often with very specific … [Read more...] about How I Met My Wife Online
The problem for us boomers is fitting everything that we want to do into our waking hours. All the new technology has only made our days more complicated, given us more things to do and learn, yet all we hear from our kids is how bored they are. What? It’s true as George Will even wrote in a … [Read more...] about How Can You Be Bored?
I read recently that Amazon is now selling more e-books than actual, print books. That’s an amazingly quick time for this new phenomenon to happen, isn’t it? Heck, I kept my VCR for years before switching to DVDs. For that matter, I held onto my 8-track for years before succumbing to cassettes. … [Read more...] about I Still Like Real Books