The Tribune liked my photo (and so can you!)

The Tribune social media folks have been doing photo challenges/call outs where the winner for the week ends up being their banner on Facebook.  The challenge for March is “green.” I entered the first of my photos that I thought of when thinking about green. I do not have the Facebooks, but if you do, …

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One mo post

[I know I posted yesterday, but I didn't really define Movember nor some of my motivations.  I was more eloquent in mail I sent to some family and friends, so I repost it here. Also, a monster shout out to g0ff, Dave, and Lena who donated already!] After doing a photo a day last year …

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Nest in my nest

Last year the Nest Learning Thermostat came out and sold out pretty damn quickly. At the time I wasn’t really in a position to purchase one anyway. They recently came back into stock and Nest e-mailed me that it was available to be ordered again. I jumped on it right away. In case you’re not familiar with …

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More than meets the eye!

photo credit: jquiz In news that disrupts major portions of my life, there’s this happening: Robots in disguise will likely alter your commute for the next few days as filming for the third installment of the Transformers film franchise takes over the Magnificent Mile. Michigan Avenue between Wacker Drive and Ontario Street will close Thursday night …

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I’m just trying to be heart healthy

I always knew I was taking care of business for the right reasons.  Thanks to the scientists behind Stinky farts may help regulate blood pressure for confirming it. A smelly rotten-egg gas in farts controls blood pressure in mice, a new study finds. The unpleasant aroma of the gas, called hydrogen sulfide (H2S), can be …

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