Sunset in the Parking Lot

Tonight I was out running errands with my wife, and when we emerged from the grocery store we were greeted by one of the most stunning sunsets I have ever seen. A line of clouds stretched across the sky near the horizon, and the Sun had just behind it’s front. This caused the sunlight to…

Mobile Raw Photography

I’ve had a stressful couple of days. In the grand scheme of life these are really nothing more than deep sighs, but sometimes dozens of deep sighs can create some big internal tension. This tension needs a decent outlet. Yesterday actually provided an outlet for the box of stress in which I am currently living….

First thoughts on an upgrade

This past weekend my wife and I paid off our phones on T-Mobile and I thought, “Hey, maybe I’ll upgrade.” I was already planning on picking up a 6s+, but figured I’d do it around Christmas time as I normally do. With the phones paid off, however, I figured it would be fun to see…

Workflows brings Automation to iOS

Computer Automation has been something that geeks have known about for a long time. The ability to create a script to run a backup at a particular time each day, pull down tagged information from a text file or database, or set up a template with customized information has been an incredible time-saver. Still, for…

iOS 7 – First Thoughts

When iOS 7 was first introduced at WWDC I was not all that thrilled with the operating system's skin. The icons and chrome seemed overly bright, like the type of reflective glare which tends to give me a headache. On the other hand, new features such as command center did impress me and I guardedly…

Olive Tree Reader Beta

I did this video last week, and announced it on twitter.  The fact that I didn’t put it on my blog is a sign that my on-line activities are shifting a bit.  Though I would like to get in the habit of blogging more provided I have something to say, and don’t become a ranting…