Great Ol’ TV

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Our old TV has a special casing to prevent it from getting dusty. When we bought a new one, we decided to use the old TV as a stand instead. [ Read More ]

Is It You Or The Answering Machine?

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Back in the late 1980’s we thought that VCR’s were the hottest technology for one to own. Cell phones were basically reserved for the wealthy who had the money to use them and hire an assistant with the upper body strength to carry around the brick sized contraptions.  Not only were VCRs hot, but most … [ Read More ]

Weekend Wifi Password

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Tips for parents out there: Here’s what you should do on weekends with the wifi password. Satisfaction guaranteed, although sometimes you’ll hear them yell, “Mom, don’t be like Satan!” [ Read More ]

TV Side View Mode

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This was the scene when I arrived at my friend’s place. Turns out, the TV helps her daughter get sleepy. [ Read More ]

I’m Number One

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The other day I was having serious virus issues. My outdated computer kept getting flooded with adware. How old is my machine? [ Read More ]

You Could Ask For One Thing More

Dear Diary, Visited Philadelphia this weekend and had Sunday brunch at this restaurant.  Company was the best, food was great, portions were large, atmosphere was relaxing, service was nice, price was fair… but it really annoyed me that they told us to “Bring Your Own Blackberry.”  Hrrrumf. [ Read More ]

An Apple Customer Service Rep A Day…

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February 2, 2013— Dear Diary, my wife and better two-thirds, Chocolate Malt Shake, will never ask for directions, but I will ask even if the chance of being lost is small.  She is tech savvy.   Me, not so much. Well, today I was having trouble syncing my contacts between my MacBook Pro and my … [ Read More ]

Beware of Autopilot Mode When Answering the Phone

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Everyone has a standard greeting they use when answering the phone at work and mine has always been, “Good morning, Name of Company/Department, Melanie speaking.” [ Read More ]

Naturally Gifted Runner

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I have never been much of a long distance runner… actually it was safe to say I hated running. But when I used my husband’s tech device to track my runs I started thinking, ‘Wow, I may be a naturally gifted runner!’ [ Read More ]

Who’s Smartest in the Family?

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I was at my cousin’s place. I think the dog is the smartest in the family. [ Read More ]