Odds And Ends

Amazon Echo

In December 2017 my wife and I purchased the Amazon Echo and Amazon Echo Dot for my son’s birthday. In the 4 months we have owned the devices, we mainly use them as a timer, a light switch for a living room light (via a wireless plugin) and playing music from our Amazon account.

Yesterday, Easter Sunday, I was sitting in my living room in the evening. With no command (Alexa), I start to hear what sounds like a family … Read the rest

Fair Muffler

Just sharing this because I think it’s far from “fair” and I also wanted to display an estimate vs reality.

I had an exhaust leak and took my van to Fair Muffler in Green Bay, WI for an estimate. My guess was that a manifold gasket was bad but when I got the estimate of $598.72 that was way more than a manifold gasket would be.

Fair Muffler stated I had a cracked crossover pipe. The estimate broke down as … Read the rest

Most domain name investors are living on hopes and dreams. They want to buy low, sell high, just like everybody else. Every day they put in countless hours of research, considering the risks of specific domains and investing the little money they do have to fulfill this dream of making it big.

I’m that guy too!

I love domains. I get the butterflies in my stomach when I see “a good one” at auction. I get excited trying to win … Read the rest

As a shooting star streaks across a night sky, it catches your eye. You may have not seen it right away, or only for a split second, but you did see it as it traveled past at 291,000 miles per hour!

Our lives feel the same way, but often referred to moving at “a million miles an hour”.

Each day I try my best to relax for at least 5 minutes and just enjoy what my eyes are looking at. … Read the rest

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