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Did You Read That Right? Probably Not.

Did You Read That Right? Probably Not.

With two teenage daughters, I’ll be the first to admit that communication can sometimes be a challenge. I rant quite often about tone of voice and how something can be misinterpreted simply by how you say it. (Ironically, I often say ...
De-Clutter Your Smartphone and Tablet

De-Clutter Your Smartphone and Tablet

Following the recent iOS update, I was scrolling through my apps to see if I needed to turn on the new “Offload Unused Apps” feature. Every time there’s an update – or for that matter, any time I receive the “y ...
Are You Frying Your Phone In The Sun?

Are You Frying Your Phone In The Sun?

You know what’s awesome about electronics these days? We can take them pretty much anywhere. You know what’s not so awesome about electronics these days? They aren’t meant to go everywhere. Some people may think my next wo ...
Selfie Tips from Two Generations

Selfie Tips from Two Generations

When it comes to having my picture taken, I’m not always a fan. It’s not that I’m camera shy, it’s just that it makes me feel really old. I see how my girls just naturally take to the camera as they post selfies on I ...
Use Apps to Manage Festivals and Crowds

Use Apps to Manage Festivals and Crowds

Ahhh… The sights and smells and sounds of summer are right around the corner. And you know what? We’re totally ready for it. When I say we’re ready, I mean emotionally. As the girls get older, the schedule during the school year gets more h ...
Get Vocal with Home Automation

Get Vocal with Home Automation

Isn’t it funny how accustomed we get to things and don’t even realize it? I gave up coffee for Lent and let me say that it isn’t the caffeine that I miss as much as the absence of the habit itself. A couple months back, I ...
Library on the Go: Apps for Reading

Library on the Go: Apps for Reading

Can I ask you a question? When was the last time you picked up a book and read it? How about a newspaper? I think the last time I dedicated time to a good book was when we were on our cruise a couple years ago. It isn’t that I donR ...
How Technology Improves Date Night

How Technology Improves Date Night

This July I’ll be celebrating my… hold on a second while I figure it out… 24th wedding anniversary. When I found Mr. Right, it was pre-technology and the majority of our communication was either by long distance phone call ...
Phone Tricks to Learn a New Language

Phone Tricks to Learn a New Language

Life in California was so much different from living here. The cultural diversity was something I hadn’t experienced growing up in rural Iowa. Young and open-minded, I soaked up everything that surrounded me – from the different ...
The Anxiety of Being Disconnected

The Anxiety of Being Disconnected

Who in their right might would have anxiety at an all-inclusive resort? People wait on you hand and foot, there are activities galore to keep you busy or you can just sit by a pool or on a sandy beach sipping cocktails and enjoying all you ...