Breast Cancer Awareness and the NFL

November 3, 2009

The NFL did such an impressive job of providing Breast Cancer Awareness this year, it just blew me away. My favorite item were the caps the teams were wearing. The pink bills didn’t match at all, and looked out of place, but that was kind of the point. Congrats to the NFL for stepping up!

Read the full article →

Have a Kindle? Enjoy this often-lame blog there!

October 2, 2009

My blog is now available on the Kindle. Please, please, please… “Don’t act like you’re not impressed.” (said in my best Ron Burgundy voice.) Check it out here:

Read the full article →

Chicago White Sox Perfect Game – Mark Buehrle – 7/23/2009

August 5, 2009
Mark Buehrle Perfect Game

My department at work had a half-day off-site networking event, as did other departments within my company ( We went to a Chicago White Sox game as a group, numbering in the hundreds. Little did we know it would be the 18th perfect game in the history of baseball! Our seats were upper-deck, between third […]

Read the full article →

Taste of Chicago – 2009

June 26, 2009
Taste of Chicago

I’ve lived in the Chicago area for 5 years, but have never attended the Taste of Chicago. Well, I decided to change that this year. It started today at 11 a.m., and I thought I’d run down and check it out before the (legendary) crowds started piling in. There are dozens of booths from local […]

Read the full article →

Google Business Cards

May 12, 2009
Google Business Cards

I read an article on Google giving away business cards and thought since I already had a profile, I should get my own. It’s part of a promotion to get people to fill out their Google profiles (here’s mine). Got home from work yesterday, and guess what was in the mailbox?  You got it; here’s […]

Read the full article →

Dan Perry Avatar from Face Your Manga

August 14, 2008 has taken Flickr by storm today, with lots of my friends posting avatars they created. Being the online sheep that I am, I thought it best to create my own; behold: Do I look angry with the star behind me? Hope not, because I’m not. Feel free to build your own at, and […]

Read the full article →

My blog via Wordle

August 13, 2008

Wordle is a great little tool that will look at any blog, RSS feed or text, and create a nifty cloud. Here’s the Wordle cloud for my site: And here’s a link to the full-page view. Now don’t tell me this isn’t cool, because you know it is. Go and make one for your own […]

Read the full article →

Fun with Custom Topics

July 21, 2008

I had the pleasure of attending the Vintage Tub and Bath party during Internet Retailer this year in Chicago at Fogo de Chao. One of the sponsors (Range Online Media) had set cubes of cards at various places on the tables. When we sat down to eat, I happened to be sitting near one, so […]

Read the full article →

And the winner of the Google Fridge is…

January 22, 2008

John Honeck of JLH Design Blog. Not only did he create two great posts about the Google Fridge, but as I was reviewing his blog for its’ win-worthiness, I noticed we have too many weird similarities: We’re both from the Midwest (Me – Illinois, John – Minnesota) We were both born in 1968 Both of […]

Read the full article →

The Google Fridge Contest is Over

January 15, 2008

Now Tamar, Barry, Matt and I have the task of reviewing all the entries, and choosing a winner. Sorry to say, but this may take most of the week (LOTS of entries!). I plan on reporting next Monday who the lucky winner of the Google Fridge is. I also plan on compiling a post on […]

Read the full article →