Category: Ramblings

iPad for Senior Citizens

I’ve been seeing a lot of iPad usage around me. I know what you’re thinking, “Duhhh, Captain Obvious! You live in Silicon Valley and this is where Apple is headquartered. Yeah, I think you might see a few.” Silicon Valley is loaded with top-tech talent. Devices and gadgets that only the top-talent stereotypes understand and […]

Tribute to Paul Newman

Paul Newman is probably widely known as an Academy Award–winning and seven-time Academy Award–nominated actor and film director. Hollywood royalty. Perhaps you know him as an automobile racing enthusiast creating stars like Mario and Michael Andretti, Nigel Mansell, and Paul Tracy. Maybe you know of him because of his philanthropic efforts such as the Hole in the Wall camps […]

History Was Just Made

I type this as history was just made. Barack Obama was just elected the 44th President of the United States of America. Wow, what a night. I thoroughly enjoyed both candidates speeches. Class, humbleness, and humility are back in the White House. Cowboy W, it’s time to mosey on into the sunset. Giddy’up!

Difference Between American and Canadian Elections

I am originally from Canada but moved to beautiful northern California in 1997. I became a U.S. citizen in 2004 and strongly believe in my right to vote. But the Americans have a very different approach in electing it’s officials into office than the Canadians do. In Canada’s parliamentary system, voters cast ballots not for […]

Amazon Kindle Review

I love books, I love reading, and I love technology. Is the Amazon Kindle my new favorite gadget? You better believe it! While it’s not perfect, it is pretty darn close. One of the things that really surprised me, and the Kindle delighted me in a quite a few ways, is that it is smaller […]