On the news this morning I heard a story about twenty dogs who all died after the air conditioner, for their kennel, failed when one of the dogs chewed through an electrical wire. That made me feel very sad. As a dog owner, these stories just ruin my day. But then I read the quote from … More I do not forgive, or forget! 20 dogs die in Arizona heat.
Well it’s that time of year again, time for kids to look forward to summer vacation and hopefully finishing another grade in school. Recently a friend of mine told me she was attending her son’s graduation. I was surprised, primarily because I didn’t realize she had a child in high school. Quite the contrary, her … More Why such a circus for something so small?
So it’s been a while now since Adobe introduced their Creative Cloud, a subscription based service which provides you access to their entire suite of design, video and photography software (and more). I was very skeptical at first, actually to be honest I was quite pissed off that Adobe would do this. You pay a … More Why Adobe Creative Cloud is worth every penny
For nearly a year now a battle has been raging between myself and Bank of America regarding their policy that those with Power of Attorney for their parent(s) are not allowed to have online banking access. I can write checks, I can deposit money, I can get balance printouts at the bank or over the … More Chapter 1 : Don’t do business with Bank of America (maybe)
For several months now I have been using and evaluating a number of apps for the iPad that allow me to sketch out ideas for design projects I am working on. Here are the apps I’ve used in that time: Concepts Paper by 53 Sketches Procreate SketchBook Pro iDraw Let me begin with the apps … More Finally found my sketching app!
Kody is a 2 year old Whippet. He is the replacement for my first Whippet, Kelsey, who died in 2011 of lung cancer – so he filled a very big void. The best thing is, he has Kelsey’s parents in his pedigree, so it makes me feel happy to know there’s a little bit … More Meet Kody
I have come close to marrying someone three times in my life. And for each of those three special people either death or incompatibility or backstabbing have been the result. I have spent the better part of two years trying to find someone to share my life with but to no avail. I have now … More I’m done trying…bachelor for life it is.