Apple and AT&T: Inglorious Bastards

Despite the wonders that are Macintosh, the iPod, and the iPhone, every once in awhile you get a reality check on what Apple really stands for as a company. Monday was one of those times.


A Week With Verizon’s BlackBerry Tour 9630

I’ve been using my new BlackBerry Tour for a little over a week now, and I thought I’d take this opportunity to give it a quick review. Here are my thoughts on the hardware, software, and the overall experience as a Pearl replacement and using it on the Verizon Wireless network. In short, this is […]


Saturday Morning Project

Asa had his second birthday on Wednesday, and his big present this year was a Melissa and Doug wooden railway set. Asa is a big fan of the Thomas The Tank Engine show on PBS, so a train-related gift was a natural fit. This particular set came VERY highly rated and reviewed on Amazon, plus […]


Green Day Live in Fargo

This year’s Father’s Day gift from Casey and the boys was two tickets to see Green Day (one of my all-time favorite punk rock bands) live in Fargo. The concert was last Friday (July 10th), and they put on a great show. I became a fan of Green Day as a teenager with the release […]


The BlackBerry Storm is Verizon’s Vietnam

You’re probably sick of hearing me complain about how the iPhone is only available on the craptacular AT&T network and therefore not available to North Dakotans, and I don’t blame you. Hell, I’m sick of hearing me complain about it.