Category Archives: technology

Rockin the ‘Tober and KEEN Digital Summit

Sooooo, where was I? Actually, I have no idea. Let’s start here: Today is the first day of October. That means it’s also the first day of Rocktober, which is a way better monthly nickname than Austerity August (which wasn’t … Continue reading

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The $80 Screwup

The Modern Love Machine and I happened into a couple of well-timed but unrelated financial windfalls this month (quitting a job sure can pay well! buying a new car does wonders for your tax return!) And because my new job … Continue reading

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Beating the system

The Modern Love Machine and I received a number of generous Target gift cards as wedding gifts, for which we are grateful. I was content to use them as needed for our routine Target trips, but the MLM decided they … Continue reading

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To infinity and beyond

I know I’ve mentioned this before, but I think it’s been a while. From about 1994 through about early 2000 or so, I really, really, really wanted to be an astronaut. The impetus was all the Apollo 11 talk on … Continue reading

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When I grow up

Editor’s note: Co-workers who read this blog (and I know you’re out there), please know I don’t want to this to get around. I don’t want our employer to think I’m not grateful to have a job or that I’m … Continue reading

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Good customer service isn’t always an oxymoron

I like to spread the word about good customer service. I swear, good customer service is becoming a paradox in this day and age, and the companies that still bother with it should be rewarded and their names should be … Continue reading

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A Saturday night in the life

This is my first Saturday night off in ages. You’d think I’d live it up and party until my legs fell off, right? Negatory, Ghost Rider. I haven’t even make it to the usual ’80s dance party at the neighborhood … Continue reading

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You say slacker like it’s a bad thing

Man, this whole blogging every day thing is difficult, but I swear I’ll get a hang of it again sometime soon. Even though I’ve been blogging inconsistently, I still find ways to Twitter and check Facebook during the day, which … Continue reading

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A story about good customer service

After encountering the sports fan’s worst nightmare (needing to watch two sporting events simultaneously) on Thursday night, I decided Friday was the day I would finally break down and get Comcast’s DVR service. I had called the Comcast dude that … Continue reading

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What’s your theme?

Holy moly, I’m exhausted. I wanted to tell you a little bit about my trip back to Nashville this weekend, but I’m way too tired to even think about it. So instead, I’m playing with Gmail themes. I’ve had my … Continue reading

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