Dell Inspiron Laptop

I really like this laptop. Cost effective. Powerful. Well built. One problem: the power switch location. Because of its location, just above the Esc key, I run into a few issues: I will accidentally hit the power switch instead of the Esc key When picking up the laptop, with 1 hand, that area of the Read More

Airlines Swapping Seats

I was first alerted to this by my mother. You see, my folks both like an isle seat. So, when my mom buys airline tickets, she puts them both in an isle…and not necessarily in the same row. On their last few flight, on Delta, they have been moved so they sit next to each Read More

The Best hiking socks

Each year we do a hike to a nice remote mountain top. It’s about 6 miles each way. At the top is a rustic facility we stay in. This experience makes it feel like we know how to ruff-it. Last year I bought some nice hiking boots for the trip and of course needed to Read More

Flu Shot Sniffles

I took two of my children for their annual well baby…ok, not well baby anymore, but physical. Neither of them wanted to get any shots, and I assured them this was not a visit for shots. Next I was asked if my 10 year old would have the HPV vacine. What’s that I ask – Read More

Crying Wolf Again?

In the last few years, it seems nothing can get done in DC. It seems all anyone can do anymore is claim disaster is right around the corner. It gets old…and loses effectiveness.