This is the first winter that we will skip showshoeing in Canada in favor of snowbirding --- wearing shorts in the warmer southern U.S.. Below is a list of blog posts to date from our first winter away. Stuck in Lake Tahoe Hike to the Hoover Dam Golden Canyon Hike in Death Valley Fun with Mike and Shirley Jasper vs. the Cactus Catalina State Park: A GREAT Place to Feel Bad Ed … [Read more...]
This is the travel checklist that I use to plan what we'll pack to bring on trips and so we don't forget to lock the doors! Feel free to print out a copy for your own use. Missing something? I've linked to various online merchants that offer the best deals on travel gear, apparel and accessories. Before You Leave... Passport and Visas Don't know what you need? Skyteam provides a … [Read more...]
Electronic Cigarettes: I’m Vapin’ Now!
I just took delivery of the best electronic cigarettes I've yet come across and I'm THRILLED. The battle to quit smoking may finally be over. Yeah! Want to quit smoking? Check out Green Smoke's electronic cigarette starter pack. … [Read more...]
No Escaping the Logitech Webcam 9000 Pro!
I just bought a new webcam after seeing Ed use his. It's a Logitech Webcam Pro 9000 / QuickCam Pro 9000 and what's really cool about it, is that it follows you (your face) around as you move about --- which is a blessing if you tend to move back and forth in your videos like I do. Here's the first quick capture that I made using it. Granted, it gets a little blurry in spots, but I have to … [Read more...]
Aren’t You Even a Wee Bit Curious?
Do you know anyone who can talk for hours about themselves or other people, yet never stops to ask you a question about your experience? I am bound by blood and long-term association to several folks who seem similarly incurious. Over the years I've come to appreciate that their apparent lack of curiosity invariably leads to the same result. … [Read more...]