Posts tagged "Technology"

My Experience at The Apple Store

My Experience at The Apple Store
As my fellow Chicago Now bloggers told me, “Once you go Mac, you don’t go back.” After suffering for months as my Dell froze after every paragraph or sometimes refused to start at all, I did what I’ve been talking about for years; I bought a MacBook Air.  My husband suggested we go to Best... Read more »

Are Our Computers Helping Us Cheat?

Are Our Computers Helping Us Cheat?
I became The Best Mother in the World yesterday afternoon when I helped my boy, who had dedicated every minute of his free time the last week to getting the key, go on to the next level in his Harry Potter Lego video game. We tried jumping, wearing the invisible cloak and using the spells... Read more »

Live Video of Eagles Hatching

Somehow I stumbled on this Ustream video of an eagle mom in Iowa sitting on a nest keeping her eagle babies warm.  There have been three hatches that have taken place on camera in the past few weeks.  It is voyeuristic, but amazing to watch this beautiful eagle family up close and personal.     I... Read more »
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I Can't Hear You I'm Texting

“I’m listening to you.”  My husband says while texting his coworker, watching SportCenter and playing chess on the laptop. “I heard you.” I told my kids as I was Gmail chatting with my Mom, downloading new tunes for our IPod and emailing about a play date from my BlackBerry. “I didn’t hear you calling me.” My... Read more »

Electronics Are Not My Friend

Electronics Are Not My Friend
Be careful around me, I have been experiencing bad luck when it comes to electronics.  I am somewhat scared my computer is going to spontaneously combust as I type these words.  Currently on my list of broken electronics includes the following. 1. iPod: This leads to a very quiet elliptical session.  In exchange I’ve read... Read more »
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