Monthly Archives: August 2013

Our Mexican Family Vacation – Day 1

It’s been 5 years since our last big vacation. In 2007, Lily had just entered our lives, and it was our 5-year anniversary. We left Lily with my in-laws at the time, and the three of us (myself, Namita, and … Continue reading

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Bought a MoKo case for my Nexus 7

I’m not big on protective covers or cases for phones. I’m sure they are a good idea, but every case that I have seen makes your phone bulky, and every protective film dulls the screen brightness, catches dust, or develops … Continue reading

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Josh and I went to see a movie but I learned something more important

Last Saturday, Josh and I went to the movies, but I got something more important out of it. Perspective. Although I had already seen it, Josh had also expressed interest in seeing Pacific Rim. Now, I generally don’t pay twice … Continue reading

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Before Sunrise (1995)

Over the course of two days, I watched¬†Before Sunrise, a 1995 film starring Ethan Hawke and Julie Delpy. It is a pretty famous film that came out in January 1995, the beginning of my college years when I began to … Continue reading

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Verizon Wifi hotspots are only compatible with Windows laptops

During my decision making process on whether to purchase either a wifi-only tablet or an LTE version, I was fully aware of the pros and cons. I had to balance the associated costs. Despite what the kids think, the bank … Continue reading

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A crashing rebooting Nexus 7 and the glowing X of suckitude

Well, that was fast. Middle of last week, my Nexus 7 showed a notification that a new system update was available. I heard that some minor update was available, including a new Google Keep app for notes and lists. Thinking … Continue reading

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A romantic dinner for two at Bradley Beach

After a long hectic two weeks, we desperately needed a date night. The big family vacation is almost here, but we needed a short breather. The kids attended their last “Friday Night Out” event (kid sitting service offered by the … Continue reading

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New eyeglasses for me in 2013

Have I ever been a fan of wearing eyeglasses? Nope, not once since 1985. I think most people have a love-hate relationship with their eyewear. Sorry, I’m rambling. Anyway, after five years (February 7th 2008) with my current eyeglasses from … Continue reading

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48 Hours (1982)

In my journey of catching up on films that I never saw the first time around, I decided to watch 48 Hours, the 1982 action / cop / comedy film directed by Walter Hill, and famously starring Nick Nolte and … Continue reading

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Ted (2012)

I missed the beginning, but I watched Ted through the magic of HBO this week. This is is that Mark Wahlberg, Mila Kunis, and Seth MacFarlane¬†raunchy comedy about a child’s teddy bear coming to life because of a childhood wish. … Continue reading

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