Archive for January, 2009

Looks like Belkin isn’t the only company found inflating their own reviews. Now the backup company, Carbonite, is also caught with its hand in the cookie jar. So a company that’s supposed to be trustworthy enough for you to trust your data with them is found underhandedly writing positive reviews about their own service on […]


Here already?

27Jan09

Can you believe it? What’s supposed to be a two-week ordeal became just a three-day wait. My newly minted Blurb book wasn’t supposed to get here for a long time, but somehow, the process turned on the afterburners and after a day, I get a message that the book is done and is being shipped […]


Depending on where you are in the world, I might be a day late, but to the approximately 20% of the world’s population who celebrate it: Happy Lunar New Year! The festivities last for 15 days anyway, so I you can say I could be up to 14 days early :-). This is the year […]


Gosh, editing is hard work! After talking about wanting to put together a photo book for my holiday in Spain for a while now, I finally got off my keister and started working on it. At about 2pm yesterday, I fired up the BookSmart software from Blurb and thought about what images should go into […]


12 years ago was when I first saw a real aurora borealis or northern lights. I was between educational degrees, and pre-Mrs. Blog and I decided to take a roadtrip from Seattle to Alaska and back over the last part of summer break. School didn’t start up again till September, so to try as much […]