Tuesday, September 29, 2015

Ice Trough

Not really sure why Parlay Social in Lexington fills the trough in the men's room with ice, other than to pass the time watching it melt.  Sort of like little boys and snow, I guess.


Friday, September 25, 2015

Add Rows & Columns

This Google Sheet add-on fixes one of the bigger annoyances, that being adding multiple rows or columns to a spreadsheet, which takes repeated insert steps.  Now you just select the number you want and be done with it.


Wednesday, September 23, 2015

SnapPower Chargers Installed

I've been waiting since April (to be fair, it was a KickStarter project) for a pair of SnapPower Chargers to stylishly add USB outlets, freeing up a needed power outlet.  True to their word, it's a snap to install, the only hitch being I had to install it upside down since the outlets were wired with ground on the left instead of the right.  For my house, that's par for the course.


Monday, September 21, 2015


The main purpose, apparently, of the Caps Lock key is to be accidentally pressed and WRITE A WHOLE BUNCH of letters in the wrong case, causing the BACKSPACE key a lot of extra WORK.

Learn how to AVOID the frustration at this link.  You can totally turn it off, make in another SHIFT key (MY CHOICE) or put it to SOME OTHER task.


Friday, September 18, 2015


Finally, a decent password generator for us normal people (OK, that might be a stretch in my case).

It says simple, but I'll bet it's more difficult than what you're currently using now.


Tuesday, September 15, 2015

Chicago Electric Power Tools

At $50, this bad boy has become my favorite power tool.  You can pay 4-5 times as much for the name brands, but this is more than enough for this weekend home warrior.


Wednesday, September 9, 2015

Dueling Toilets

This takes the girl's trip to the bathroom together to the next level.  When the wait staff at Parlay Social in Lexington, Kentucky was asked why they built this, they explained that so many women go to the powder room together, they thought this would be a good idea.  Hum...


Wednesday, September 2, 2015

Amazon Prime Downloads

You can now download, to your smart-phone or tablet only, Amazon Prime movies and TV shows. My airplane time just got a little better.


Tuesday, September 1, 2015


This handy Google Docs add-on makes addressing an envelope a snap.  Start with a blank document, click Add-ons, Envelopes and your envelope size.  Your document is formatted to the right size with input fields for the addresses.