Some of you have been wondering why my posting frequency is down. Well, there's a few reasons, including graduate school (last 2 classes!), work (some major deployments and activities lately), and church (I'm the "deputy grand poobah" in a church … [Read more...] about Where’s Clever Dude?
A while ago, I posted about the sale of Toronto's skinniest house for a hefty $173,000, which we all thought was an outrageous price for such a small house. Turns out it was a steal compared to the $2.7 million price for New York City's skinniest … [Read more...] about NYC “skinniest house” for sale for a fat price
If you're a Vonage customer, or thinking about becoming one, I have a bit of news for you. Did you know they have lower-priced plans than what they advertise?I've been a Vonage customer for almost 5 years now, but I simply don't use anywhere near … [Read more...] about Switch to a cheaper Vonage plan
The Washington Post published an article today about a new (to us) security system that some local daycares are using to supposedly protect the children from kidnapping or harm. The technology isn't what caught my attention, but rather some of the … [Read more...] about $22,000 per year and a 2 hour commute for a bit of security
Just a quick tip. One that's so common sense that I really shouldn't need to even mention it, but I feel that I must.If you're switching from incandescent bulbs to CFLs (compact flourescent lights), you still need to turn the lights off when you … [Read more...] about How NOT to use a CFL bulb
Right now our internet and phone services look like this:Cable TV: ~$20/mth - We only have basic cable (network TV, no ESPN, etc.) as well as a digital cable box that gives us hundreds of hours of free On-Demand programming from channels like … [Read more...] about I saved $3/mth on Comcast internet, but they’re tempting me to spend more!