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(image from...) Haircuts in my life are one of those necessary evils... just like eating.  I would much rather spend my time doing something else because give it a little time... and we are right back to where we were previously... hungry and shaggy. Being a Sailor brings with it the need for a lot of haircuts. Before ever joining the Navy, Wife (then Girlfriend) agreed to start cutting my hair.  Seemed like a good plan to me.  I didn't really care how it turned out, and the price was Read more [...]

iPhone/iPad Tutorial: Disable home button and touch

Intro: ! ! Attention all parents that let their kids use an iPhone or iPad ! ! This... is... amazing... Did you know that you can very simply disable the home button and touch on the screen?  I did not, but now I know. This has been one of my huge annoyances with video chatting using FaceTime or Skype.  Little Lady means no harm, but just enjoys pushing all the buttons she sees both on the screen and physical.  And now the annoyance will be no more 🙂 For max awesomeness, below Read more [...]

Bump in the night…

The sounds you hear at night in a home can be really quite unnerving. A furnace turning on... The hum of a ceiling fan... Refrigerators running with ice makers settling... Sinks dripping... ... and Little Lady throwing heavy objects from her crib! Really this has become a nightly occurrence   Wife and I will be downstairs and both our eyes will shoot to the ceiling at the sound of a loud THUMP from upstairs. "Could her bottle make that loud of a thump? ... or did she Read more [...]

Patriotic Zombie Cafe

I am definitely a geek... but no, I am not really a gamer. When we were little, my older brother and I had a Nintendo (NES).  And other than that one time I got in big trouble for pinching him because I felt it should be my turn, I was mostly content watching him play through levels. Breaking blocks and stomping Koopas, slashing swords in Astynax,  jumping through an almost 3D course in Q*bert, feeding weird flavored recipes to a blob, and of course shooting ducks, clay pigeons and laughing Read more [...]