1 Things to do with that ceramic lid from DAVID’s TEA mugs
Jan24

1 Things to do with that ceramic lid from DAVID’s TEA mugs

The ceramic mugs from DAVID’s TEA come with infuser baskets and a ceramic lid for keeping your tea warm while it’s steeping (I assume, I’ve never seen them used, so who knows).  What I do know is that they have other uses. (1 to be exact). Use that little ceramic lid as a dish for the pepper mill. I hope Buzzfeed takes notice of my 1 item list and adopts me as an author.

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Siriusly?
Aug06

Siriusly?

I’ve been a SiriusXM subscriber for over 4 years now, I have a radio in both vehicles and I pay an extra $5/month for the Internet subscription so I can listen to the app or online if the mood strikes. That’s why my latest conversation with a SiriusXM customer service representative completely baffles me. Yesterday the trial subscription on my new vehicle was due to expire, so I called SirisXM and was promptly greeted and...

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Driving; You’re doing it wrong
Mar03

Driving; You’re doing it wrong

On the way home yesterday I watched what was possibly the most stupid and preventable accident ever take place. There was much more traffic than usual at the red light at the corner, there’s a gas station on the right and typically you don’t have to wait for the light to turn right, there’s normally only a car or two in the right lane and you can get by and turn right. I arrived a the light and waited patiently to...

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Alt Nation’s Alt 36 of 2014
Dec30

Alt Nation’s Alt 36 of 2014

I’ve been playing a tonne with Google Music over the last month. It’s pretty awesome. Thumbs up a few tracks you like here and there and the “I’m feeling lucky radio” button gives you other stuff you may enjoy. It’s a pretty delightful streaming service. I took it upon myself to transpose SiriusXM’s Alt Nation’s Alt 36 of 2014 to a Google Music Playlist. Thanks to The Unofficial alt-18...

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Smart Watches
Nov10

Smart Watches

With the Apple watch looming, I’ve been looking at the Android watches and I think for myself the biggest interest is replacing my Garmin GPS watch with something smaller that I can use day to day for something other than simply running. The big thing is that I want my next watch to do everything my Garmin does as well as everything the smart watches are doing. Most of the watches available today do not have built-in GPS so if...

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