I'm a recovering graphic designer who likes writing about random life stuff, and has a strange fascination with making mechanical and technical things work the way they're supposed to. So if I find a 'fix' for anything I think other people might also be trying to figure out, I post my findings here. Hope you find something useful or entertaining. Thanks for stopping by, cheers!

So your Motorola SURFboard Gateway SBG6580 is a pain in the…+

If you haven't bought one of these yet, read this first – if you have, I hope this eases your...

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Running Prezi Remotely on a Mac+

Necessity is the mother of all invention... she also births solutions to ridiculously frustrating technical problems.

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Getting up to speed on the conflict in Syria+

Some basic information for the layperson just getting up to speed on the Syrian conflict.

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Managing Social Media Brands Must Be A Total Nightmare+

Internet surfers everywhere, at one point or another, have noticed that not all social media brand logos, badges and icons...

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Interactive Resume+

It’s no secret that I love Prezi, and the best way I could think of to show my appreciation to...

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Thankless Lives of the Detail-oriented+

How many detail-oriented people do you know? I mean genuinely detail oriented people, not just friends or co-workers who claim...

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Creating Space+

Lessons in limited resources have illuminated for me the importance of understanding that everything (and everyone) in my life is...

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There Has Always Been a ‘War on Women’ in America+

… we just haven't always called it war.

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‘Relationship Status’ + Change = Messy+

Social media is tricky. If we can't beat it, maybe we can at least outsmart it once in a while....

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Make Your MacBook Speakers Not Suck+

If you have a MacBook with abominable speaker sound quality, stop what you’re doing and go get this app — right...

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Words I Like+

Of all the things in the world to collect, I choose to collect words. This is an ever expanding list...

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Getting Out of Your Own Way+

It’s common practice to look outside ourselves when seeking answers to why life isn’t as good, or happy, or effortless...

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Health Care Reform Has Issues+

The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act is far from perfect, but will the Supreme Court rule it unconstitutional? Sometime...

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Relating: The Sh*t-in-Life™ Scale+

It has come to my attention, based on experience and observation, that when considering potential mates, we really should assess...

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The Misperception of ‘Up’+

I’ve always held the belief that if I worked hard, (mostly) played by the rules, respected others while maintaining my...

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“Specialty” Credit Reporting Agencies+

They have your number (and a lot more). Money In America Has No Boundaries I recently received a letter from...

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Fukushima+

The story of Fukushima has largely been absent from mainstream media coverage, even though an apocalyptic scenario is still unfolding, but...

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CISPA: Whose cyber security is really at risk?+

UPDATE [4/26] House of Representatives Passes CISPA on a vote of 248 to 168. Read more about how amendments actually made...

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Voting is a right, even for the homeless+

Voter ID laws may seek to disenfranchise American voters, but every U.S. citizen has a Constitutional right to vote, even...

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Why the word “can’t” aggravates me to no end+

I really hate it when someone asks me for information or for my advice and then responds with something like,...

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NDAA: What it is (and why you should care)+

There are a lot of acronyms in the news lately. You might have heard of SOPA (Stop Online Piracy Act)...

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‘V’ is for Valentine’s Day (the worst day of the year.)+

I am not a participant in this grossly over-rated, Hallmark created, singles hated, chocolate sated, ridiculously outdated “holiday”.

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Small Business Marketing on a Shoestring Budget+

I often meet business owners who tell me they know they need to market themselves, but have no idea even...

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