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The Unplanned Hiatus

Sat, 13 Jun 2015 19:50:25 +0000

For those that follow me here and on the various social media platforms I use I’m sure you’ve noticed the drastic drop-off of interaction and posting – it was unplanned. I’ve often said that this is my personal blog and while I don’t typically share much about the family directly I decided to break that […]

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The latest weapon in my arsenal – the Acer Chromebook

Thu, 23 Apr 2015 21:48:08 +0000

In my last post I mentioned that I had lost my battle with Google, and last week I took the next step in my walk down Google Way and purchased the Acer Chromebook 11 CB3-111-C670 (11.6-inch HD, 2GB, 16GB) through Amazon. While I could go on and write a review for it I’m not going to […]

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Ok Google, you win!

Thu, 26 Mar 2015 21:00:00 +0000

After months of working on options to pull myself away from my reliance of Google products I’ve thrown in the towel – my apologies to all those out there who were hoping I’d reach escape velocity. Folks that have wandered around the site know that I’ve always been big on Google products and the fact […]

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It’s Okay to Leave

Thu, 25 Sep 2014 21:35:01 +0000

One of the great things about Google+ is the ability to join various communities and share with others that are of a similar mindset. Of course, over time, your interests change and you may want to prune your list of communities so that it only includes those you are interested in. So how do you […]

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Cut Down on Email Notifications with Pushbullet and IFTTT

Fri, 08 Aug 2014 12:00:05 +0000

If you’re anything like me you get a ton of email everyday and while there are ones that you want to look at and respond to there are a lot that can wait until later in the day to deal with. Wouldn’t it be nice to be able to get notifications just for the ones that […]

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