September 13, 2016

Life Hands You a Lemon…What do You Do???

Life can be a cruel and fickle task master some times and the past 32 days has proven that life is not all rosy, in fact […]
August 24, 2016

Against All Odds…BE A DAD

There are many things in life that make us wonder what the next step is.  I have taken on many new and unforeseen responsibilities in the […]
August 12, 2016
Jim and Pop Pop together again

A Broken Heart…Not Easily Mended

Loss is something that hits all many times in our lives.  That loss can come from relationship breakdowns, separation from family, financial ruin or the unplanned […]
July 25, 2016

A New Browser – and More???

So every once in a while I will get a random request for me to look at a piece of software, application or service.  Most of […]
July 24, 2016

Wedding Bells are Sounding

This week has been a bit of a wild ride for me.  Both my full time job and my fledgling part time business are really starting […]
July 13, 2016

So I am 44, Now What

Every year around this time (ie yesterday), I turn a year older and this causes me to sit back and look to the previous year and […]
June 8, 2016
I Love you Tammy

A Future…

There is something cathartic that can come from reviewing ones life as long as you don’t let the multitude of mistakes, mis-steps and wrong turns distract […]
April 6, 2016

There Comes a Time…

My life experiences have taught me many a lesson over my nearly 44 years of living, none more profound than the ones I have had in […]
March 14, 2016

More Get Up and Go Go

For some time now I have been mired in a struggle.  This struggle was in many ways untenable but last Friday I made a true commitment […]
February 22, 2016

Building on a Solid Foundation

I look around me and see all that has gone right in my life over the past 8 months.  I sometimes wonder when it will all […]
February 16, 2016

Geeking Out with Browsers

For most of us, the Web Browser is nothing more than a utility to check our Facebook, browse websites, even check our email and connect with […]
February 16, 2016
next step

Post # 1

It is a real challenge to sit back and know that the previous 1000 posts are going away from what I am.  Fresh starts don’t come […]
February 2, 2015

The Grand Oversight

I realized something today and it is not good, forgetting to renew your domain name is not good…not good at all!  Sure I could have set […]
January 27, 2015

Exploration of Pain

Having been in excruciating pain for 29 of the last 30 days I figured I would look a little deeper into what this discomfort that I […]
January 16, 2015

Personal Challenges – Almost 3 Weeks in Pain

The past 2 weeks have been more than a bit of a challenge.  I am now on day 18 with a splitting headache that varies between […]
January 6, 2015

2015 Starting Off – Well Scary

I ended 2014 in the hospital…and 2015 started off a similar way.  I must say that the great big piece of grey matter between my ears […]
January 4, 2015

This Day in Tech History – Calculating Everything

January 4 Just months before I was born, a piece of Technology that forever changed the world was released by a company that would later become […]
January 3, 2015

This Day in Tech History – My Favorite Phone

January 3 On this day way back in 1996, Motorola released its StarTac cellphone.  I remember giving up my Motorola Flip Phone for this amazingly compact […]
January 2, 2015

Thoughts On Being a Human Pin Cushion

Recently I have had some surprising health challenges, namely an unexplained headache that lead to a collapse and a 10 hour ordeal at the hospital.  According […]
January 2, 2015

Big Data for the Little Guy

The turning of the calendar to a new year has had me thinking long and hard about the direction of Krispy’s Bytes.  Within the world of […]
January 2, 2015

This Day In Tech History – VisiCalc

January 2 The bane of my existence for many years has been the misuse, over use and shoddy development of spreadsheets for everything.  On this day […]
January 1, 2015

This Day In Tech History – Y2K and .com

January 1 This day in Tech History brought to very important things to the world…first off, .com was born in 1985 as a TLD (Top Level […]
January 1, 2015

Happy New Year – Krispy Style

I have been giving a lot of thought to what I have been and have not been doing over the past year and I realized that […]
December 24, 2014

Confusion, Distraction and Focus

I will be the first to admit it that I tend to get a bit distracted from time to time and that has been the case […]
December 15, 2014

The New Krispy – Style Makeover

So the time has come to really look to my closet and figure out what should stay or what should go.  You see, one thing that […]
December 15, 2014

Tales of a Pedestrian Commuter – Taking Care of my Tootsies

There are so many benefits to making the conscious choice to walk to where you need to go but I am finding out that there are […]
December 11, 2014

Infographic of the Week – Know Your Image Format

In the world of images that is the Web these days, it can sometimes be hard to understand the difference between GIFs, PNGs, JPEGs and then […]
December 8, 2014

Is Sony to Blame for the Latest Breach???

Data Breaches and Sony seem to be a fairly consistent theme.  Remember back to 2011 when the Play Station Network suffered a breach that leaked out […]
December 7, 2014

Open Letter to Bystanders and Do Nothing Onlookers

Technology is a wonderful thing, don’t get me wrong but it is not ok to stand by and watch or worse…pull out your Smart Phone and […]
December 6, 2014

Build vs Buy – My own NAS Conundrum

As it stands right now, I have way too many computers kicking around my home.  My Desktop PC affectionately known as the MonstaPuter, my current Media […]