Jon’s “Broken” Day

So I should start this post by noting that as of 7:24 AM this morning, Saturday, “Broken” day has been resolved. Amazingly. So however horrific this ‘bad day’ story sounds, at least I believe it has a happy ending. Yesterday started out like any other Friday. Little did I know…

Glad This Wasn’t My Bill

Saw this at the gas station today, as I pulled up. Boy, am I glad I have a smaller tank than 22 gallons! Still, at $4.19 for regular, I bet whoever put this in wishes they didn’t have to drop a Benjamin at the Exxon!

The 2011 Jon’s Device Photo

So if you’ve been following me on Facebook (and at times, Twitter) you’ve seen this photo: Which I took in April of 2009. In case you care, the 12 devices from left to right are listed below, in italics if they’ve since been sold: Top: iPaq 6915, Treo 750v, T-Mobile…

2010 in Review

OK, Since I don’t send out a Christmas letter, here’s my life update in case anyone is interested! If you aren’t, then have a Happy New Year, I hope 2011 is an awesome year for you! Anyway, the year started a bit slow and cold. Karey and I ringed in…

Money for Thought

I recently read and posted on my Facebook a USA Today story (Using The Chronicle of Philanthropy as their source) that Walmart, Beloved Low Price Supplier or Hated Evil Corporation (depending on whom you ask), topped the list of charitable cash contributors, donating $288 million last year. AT&T was second…

Explain The Appeal of Wrestling / UFC to Me

I had an interesting realization about myself today: I really don’t enjoy watching two people fight each other in any way. And given the popularity of things like UFC / MMA / WWE / Action Movies, I’m wondering what it is I’m not “in to”. Don’t get me wrong –…