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The Only Thing I Miss About East Coast Living

Soil. That’s what I miss about living on the east coast. On the east coast (and obviously elsewhere in the country), the lawns grow in real soil. Not here. I love West Richland. I love our neighborhood. I love our house. But it’s darn near impossible to have a really beautiful and healthy lawn in […]

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My Google Glass Bathroom Policy

I’ve had Google Glass for about two weeks now, and the more I use it, the more I like it. (It helps that Google has already updated the software it runs once, and there are new Glass apps from Twitter, Facebook and others that I can use.) One of the big discussions about Glass is […]

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Oh Tweetbot, Sometimes You Make Twitter So Difficult

I really do love Tweetbot. I love it enough to spend $20 on a Twitter client, even when so many other Twitter clients — including the official one — are free. But it’s missing a couple key features that I loved in Tweetdeck, my previously preferred Twitter client. Tuesday’s events reminded me of one of […]

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Amazon UK Can KMA

As if it’s not bad enough that the second version of my book, U2 – A Diary has been plagued with printing issues and was only available in the UK/Europe … now there’s this slap-in-the-face email that arrived last night from Amazon UK. Do I want to trade-in my own book??? What kind of a […]

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Alaska Airlines Boarding Process is Ridiculous

I generally love Alaska Airlines. Frequent flyer member. Use them almost exclusively for west coast flights. Etc. But I’m starting to rethink that loyalty because the process of getting on an Alaska Airlines flight just keeps on getting harder and harder. Take, for example, my flight home on Monday from Phoenix. Flight 637 (I think) […]

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DirecTV, You Frustrate Me So

We’ve been DirecTV customers since 2000 and have never had a bad experience with them. Until this year. More specifically, the past couple months, which have been frustrating enough to leave me wondering if Dish Network is really an option or not. March: New Home Install The story begins in March, when we moved to […]

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