Category Archives: Technology

Tesla

At the urging of co-workers, I bought one of the first Tesla Model S cars when they first came out, and three years later traded it in for one of the first Model X cars. They are both phenomenal vehicles, … Continue reading

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Chicago Museums

We picked the right weekends to visit Chicago. The weather was perfect. We originally scheduled this trip for our Next season tickets. The Alps-themed meal turned out to be lackluster, but we had a lot of fun anyway. We visited … Continue reading

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Tesla Model S

I’ve had the Tesla Model S Performance SedanĀ for two weeks, and wanted to share my thoughts with prospective purchasers. In short, it is extraordinary. It perfectly combines the features of a luxury car, a sports car, a station wagon, and … Continue reading

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Tour Wrap-up: Blogging in the Sticks

Our Tauck Tour is wrapping up, and we reached our final destination: The Four Seasons Hotel in Las Vegas. It’s my fourth Tauck Tour, and they just seem to get better. I wouldn’t change a thing about this one. Each … Continue reading

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1937 Silvertone Model 4587A Refurbished

A couple of months ago I posted about my friend, Jim Carstensen’s project to refurbish his father-in-law’s 1937 Silvertone radio. The project is now complete, and I wanted to post these before and after photos of the assembled console. What … Continue reading

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Silvertone Model 4587A Tuning Indicator

My friend Jim Carstensen restores old radios as a hobby. His latest project is one that belonged to his father-in-law’s father. It was made by Sears in the 1930s. He hasn’t yet begun restoring the beautiful wood console, but he … Continue reading

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iPhone 4, Part 2

Today was iPhone 4 launch day. Dani’s and mine showed up in a box shipped from my office, because they came a day early but I couldn’t get them sent here. I must say the new display, at four times … Continue reading

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iPhone 4, Part 1

It was quite frustrating today trying to upgrade to the iPhone 4 because, due to an error in the ATT servers, it was pretty much impossible to order, until all the launch day units were sold out. I will be … Continue reading

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Las Vegas Star Trek Convention 2005

Dani’s Los Angeles Journal August 1, 2005 We were supposed to leave Saturday night but Delta called to tell us our flight was cancelled, so we ended up leaving REALLY early in the morning on Sunday. We connected in Salt … Continue reading

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