Electrical Outlet

Electrical Outlet

Get thee behind me, Humane Society garage sale!

When my sons were younger, we used to go on these great excursions boring trips through Champaign-Urbana.

Garage sales.

I had no plan, just jumped in the car on Saturdays and let those yellow signs be my guide.

Truth is, the boys probably didn't like it much.

Where were these guys 35 years ago?

When I was in my early 20s I bought my first car, from a friend of my brother. A 1970 Pontiac Catalina.

Need a flash drive? Here's a good deal for a short time

UPDATE  2: I ordered this on Wednesday. It arrived about 48 hours later on my desk. Now that is fast.

eBay making changes to user fees

From eBay, where I occasionally sell things I no longer need/want/use:

Back it up, more than once

I think the worst of winter is behind us.

I think the Cardinals might win the National League Central, even though their best pitcher is out for the season.

I think gas will be back below 3 bucks a gallon before we know it.

I’m not a pessimist.

On the road yet again

Hiatt and Lovett make for a great evening

Lyle Lovett and John Hiatt on Feb. 10, 2010, at Bloomington Center for the Performing Arts.If you had as much fun as I did Thursday night, you had a great time.

Archos 5 Internet tablet rocks

Alison Krauss. Maybe you’ve heard of her? She has this great song, “New Favorite.”

“New favorite: they all say it. I’ll say it too. You’ve got a new favorite.”

This is the Droid I've been looking for

So you can get an iPhone 4.

It will be elegant. It will feel good in your hand. People will look while you use it. They’ll ask how you like it.

It will do almost everything for you. You can talk to someone and find a restaurant at the same time.