Book Review: Rise to Rebellion and The Glorious Cause (Author: Jeff Shaara).

Book Review: Rise to Rebellion and The Glorious Cause (Author: Jeff Shaara).

As a youngster I was fascinated by the American Civil War. My bookshelves still reflect this fact. I have Freeman’s classic series Lee’s Lieutenants, Bruce Catton’s three volumes on the Army of the Potomac,...

ClearPlay DVD Player.

ClearPlay DVD Player.

Image via Wikipedia Movies and television shows have allowed us to experience entertainment in ways never before possible. We can travel the world, experience adventure, discover ancient lands – such a multitude of experiences...

Verizon FiOS.

Verizon FiOS.

Growing up I lived in Westerlo New York. No, its not a big town. Yes, that’s the reason you’ve never heard of it. In any case, its way out in the middle of nowhere...

Propel – Energy Drinks.

Propel – Energy Drinks.

Image via Wikipedia [Update: I’m not drinking Propel on a regular basis any more, instead I drink bottled water and juices. We keep a constant supply of bottle water in my office at work...

Cats?!?

Cats?!?

As I thought to myself, “I should really write a review tonight” I felt the blogging blues strike…I didn’t feel like it. But being the good blog author that I am (or want to...

OpenOffice.org – A Office Productivity Suite.

OpenOffice.org – A Office Productivity Suite.

Image via Wikipedia [Updated July 28, 2017: OpenOffice.org is still available, but Sun Microsystem’s methods of managing the source code caused releases to take a long time. Then Sun was acquired by Oracle, and...

AAA – The reasonable cost for peace of mind.

AAA – The reasonable cost for peace of mind.

I didn’t have AAA for years, but one Christmas my mom gave me a subscription, now I wouldn’t leave home without it. AAA at its most basic offers roadside assistance when your vehicle breaks...

His Dark Materials Trilogy Book Review (Author: Philip Pullman).

His Dark Materials Trilogy Book Review (Author: Philip Pullman).

I’m Impressed Philip Pullman is a master in the literary genre. I have rarely read novels with such beauty and depth. His Dark Materials is a trilogy of works including the books The Golden...

Hotel Rwanda Movie Review (PG-13).

Hotel Rwanda Movie Review (PG-13).

Hotel Rwanda Movie Review Hotel Rwanda stars Don Cheadle as a hotel manager in Rwanda (during the horrific national genocide in 1994) who also happens to be Hutu (the tribe in power at the...

Stamina Recumbent Folding Bike – Model 15-0200

Stamina Recumbent Folding Bike – Model 15-0200

As a geek I have a problem. I live a rather sedentary lifestyle – including a rather sedentary job. I may have the strongest finger muscles this side of the Mississippi, but I’m not...