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Training, pushing, improving

Sometimes I feel like I'm living up to my potential, and at other times I feel like I have a long way to go. During my sophomore year of high school, I tried out for the basketball team. I was a decent basketball player and played almost every day with my friends at...

A Case for Concise Writing

I recently wrote a post about the connection distance between the iPhone and the Apple Watch. It has had had quite a few visits and comments - of which, one essentially said "Get to the point!" In his view, I could have just written: "What is the connection distance...

Accelerated Mobile Pages (AMP) & WordPress

I love I come across something that really interests me. Yesterday it was Safari Web View. Today it was Accelerated Mobile Pages (or AMP for short). AMP is an open-source project, spearheaded by Google, with a goal to speed up mobile web pages. You can read more about...

How to opt out of spam, junk mail, and unwanted marketing

Junk mail, telemarketing calls, spam - No thank you. I'm providing some information that can help you opt out of most of the spam, etc. that is coming your way. None of this is guaranteed to work. Some companies will not obey the rules and you could also just get...

Why I’m closing my personal Wells Fargo bank accounts

I've been banking with Wells Fargo for years. I've been really happy with them overall. Great customer service, great people, solid iPhone application, account access, services, etc. But when a monthly account fee started popping up, I decided it was time to close my...

Why I closed my Key Bank Account

I opened a bank account with Key Bank long ago when they offered a free iPod with each new account. I was maybe 13, 14? and pretty excited about the free iPod just for opening the account. $99 worth of free, and as a teenager, it was worth it all the way - and off I...