Bird Scooters vs Lyft Scooters

I’ve been grumbling the last few months about the litter on the streets called electric scooters. The whole concept of leave them anywhere is a problem. Yet, I just used one for the first time. For some reason I chose Bird. These are pretty cool and fit specific transportation needs, for sure. I rode for Read More

Elon Musk Robo Taxi Promise

Look here, another promise by Elon Musk. Anyone think this will actually happen? Interesting how things that could be automated much more easily (buses, trains, mail delivery) are not tried first. Maybe there is no glamour in those things. Musk has a knack for making crazy promises. My believe is he is trying to distract Read More

Red Robin Lays an Egg

I just ate at Red Robin burgers for the first time in about…10 years. Probably the last time, too. It is interesting when a place promotes endless XYZ. First, I got the endless chips, my son the endless fries. They brought us both fries (cold). While my burger was tasty, the bun just fell apart. Read More

My Dad’s Best Friend

What follows may have no opinion…I’m not sure. Best I can recall, I’ve seen my father cry twice. Once when his mother died. Again, when his best friend recently died. I never really thought of my father as having a best friend. Growing up, there was a family that either visited us or we visited Read More

Streaming TV

About 2 years ago I started using Directv Now. I tested it for a few months, then realizing at $35 per month it was a solid replacement for the cable service I was using, which cost about $130. Did I miss cable? A little. It really is hard to replace a true DVR. Pausing live Read More