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Number of Views : 2793I have to say, I am jealous of these workspaces. I have been standing up at work for the last 6 months. I can’t say I would ever go back to sitting all day long. My standup setup is not great, but it works. The best …

Bike Commuting to Work

Number of Views : 4448I have started biking into work again.  It has been enjoyable and an interesting adventure.   This time around I’m using my commuter, a converted mountain bike (Schwinn S9five6 – Purchased in 1995).    This is one of my favorite bikes, I’ve had a great amount …

DNS hosting

Number of Views : 3259For years I have used EveryDns.net.     They were recently acquired by dyndns.org another service I use.  The issue is that the full Managed dns that I have used from everydns will not be free or donation any more.    DynDns.org wants to charge a per-domain fee. …

PREMIER LEAGUE Starts 8/13

Number of Views : 2960For those of you who know me, you know my loves are God, Family, Technology and soccer.   This weekend the Premier League starts.  Living here in the US makes it hard as a soccer fan.  We have limited access to games and we don’t get …

Working from a coffee shop (what is too much)

Number of Views : 2590It sounds like Starbucks is starting to see an issue with people camping out all day at their stores and using it as their office.  I’m guessing these Laptop warriors are purchasing one drink and staying all day. ARTICLE: http://news.cnet.com/8301-17852_3-20087817-71/has-starbucks-had-enough-of-laptop-loungers/?tag=TOCmoreStories.0 I’ve done my time in coffee shops …

Term Life Insurance

Number of Views : 3317I recently decided to keep my new years resolution and get more life insurance. Now that there are 4 children running around at our house it is important that they are taken care of in the event that I pass away. I listen to Dave Ramsey …

Modify Files on your iPhone and iPod

Number of Views : 5558If you are like I am and continue to use your iPhone / iPad for more then they are used for. Jailbreaking or just tinkering, you will love this great little app called iphone explorer It is installed on either a PC or Mac and allows …

iPad IT apps

Number of Views : 5486I have a lot of apps loaded on the iPad. Many of these apps are games, productivity, social media, and just entertainment. However, there are a few that are really tech and work related. Since I am in the IT field I found a few apps …

Work Life Balance

Number of Views : 3024I always think about work life balance. I’m what you would call a workaholic. I don’t go to extremes as the definition says, but I do enjoy to work and feel that it is something that is part of me. In my readings I came across …

Magazines and the “Shack”

Number of Views : 7748I get 4 magazines. Linux Journal, Wired, Inc, and Money Magazine. I really enjoy each. Inc has so much information and ideas it makes me both excited and angry when I read it each month. Money always gives me ideas and motivation to keep saving and …

New Laptop for the family

Number of Views : 3980My wife’s laptop decided to be unreliable. I took the opportunity to upgrade her to a new computer. As with many items I am attempting to keep things portable. So we are upgrading her from a 15 inch Toshiba laptop that I purchased in 2007 for …

Riding the Bus

Number of Views : 2971Last week I had some service done to my car. I decided it was time to take on the task of riding the bus (City bus). I knew that my car would not be available for 3 days so that ment I had three days to …