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We now own a snow blower.

It took many years and many feet of snow, but I’ve finally given in and we got our first snow blower. I picked it up at Lowe’s earlier today and it barely fit into my car. But it rode in the passenger’s seat quite nicely. It turns out snow blowers are harder to find in […]

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FedEx rocks at customer service while USPS fails.

I ordered a few things from Amazon the other day and they decided to ship them to me in three different packages so that I could get them sooner; which was really nice since I didn’t have to pay more. On Feb 9th I got notice that package 1 shipped. Feb 12th package 2 shipped. […]

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Freeway Drive Time Signs Are Amazingly Accurate

Now that I have a longer drive to work, and into the big city, I’ve found the freeway drive time signs to be very handy, and really accurate. I pass three of these on my way to work and they help me decide which path to take. Some days they say it’ll take me 9 […]

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I might actually buy a KIA if it wasn’t for this commercial.

Now that we’re looking for a new car, we’re looking at all sorts of cars from the Ford Fusion to the Toyota Camry. Last night during Nikita, they had a lot of commercials for the 2011 Kia Optima and it looks like a really nice car.  However, KIAs are not high on our list thanks to this […]

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The Things I Love About My Android Phone

It’s been just over two months since I got my Android phone and there are things I love, and things I don’t like so much. Here are just a few things I love. Widgets Having the ability to get information out of an app without opening it is great. I can turn see the status […]

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I’m a Nerd

January 17th starts a new chapter in my career as I join the Nerdery team as a front end developer. My main focus will be turning web designs into working templates and ensuring that they follow web standards and are compatible cross-platform. I’m very excited to join the Nerdery and get back into web development, however […]

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What Kind Of Car Should I Buy?

It’s been a good run, but it’s about time to trade in the Ford Focus and get something new. I’ve had my car for 10 years and it’s been doing great. Except for the fact that I have no a/c anymore, it takes a while to heat up and there are other minor things that […]

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Merry Christmas

No matter what you’re doing, or how you do it, I hope this Christmas puts a smile on your face and warms your heart. We are having a great Christmas already with Lily taking on everything from baking Christmas cookies to saying Ho Ho Ho. I’m sure that come Christmas morning, she’ll be more than […]

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Let It Snow Mat Wallpaper

We have a pretty cool Christmas snowman doormat and thought that it’d make a nice desktop wallpaper too. So I took a picture. Instead of re-sizing it, I just uploaded the full size picture (3264 x 2448) for everyone to enjoy. Feel free to re-size it as you need to. You can grab it on […]

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