Category Archives: Phone

Things That Go Beep in the Night

Like Pavlov’s dog, every time I hear a beep my hand moves reflexively to my smartphone. I quickly thumb through my recent alerts to find the source of the notification and find closure only when I’ve tapped away all the … Continue reading

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Gizmos and Gadgets Aplenty

In pursuit of bragging rights and a Tiffany necklace “medal,” I’m in the beginning weeks of training for the Nike Women’s Half Marathon this October in San Francisco. This morning, I geared up for a quick three miler. At my … Continue reading

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Better Never Than Early

I recently discovered this pretty nifty little device called an iPhone – it’s kind of like an iPod but you can make calls on it and apparently it’s all the rage. I decided I should probably buy one and I’m … Continue reading

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Modern Tourism

When I was a kid, my parents took me on a week-long road trip from Chicago to Boston. It was disguised as a learning experience, but I’m pretty sure my dad just wanted to play golf across half the country. … Continue reading

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When I Was Your Age

I recently celebrated my brother’s seventh birthday at a magical place called Chuck E. Cheese’s. From the golden tokens being manually jiggled into their slots to the rogue skee-balls rolling around the floor to the kids pooling their tickets to … Continue reading

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Voicemail ESP

I was recently watching a Sex and the City episode from way back in yesteryear – back when the average person didn’t carry a cell phone and Carrie was still using a rotary. She and Mr. Big were in a fight … Continue reading

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Smooth Sailing – Surviving a Seven Night Cruise

I just returned from an eight-day, seven-friend, four-island cruise through the Western Caribbean on the Carnival Legend; and a week later I’m still suffering the lingering havoc that multi-course meals, endless sun, and sixteen smuggled-in bottles of wine can wreak … Continue reading

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