Let Your Technology Help You Learn

Technology has brought so many wonderful ways to learn and get educated to the palms of our hands. Almost everyone who has a Smartphone has an e-book on it. People who use social media networking sites like Facebook are offered access to webinars on a daily basis. Google has made it easy for people to look each other in the face and learn together. Another new way of learning things is Twitter. A lot of information is shared 140 characters at a time and an incredible amount of information can be learned. ...more

Crazy night

We are all cooped up in the cottage and Kasia is going nuts. Obviously there is an animal out there that she wants to check out. We have the Phillies on the radio, Zush is gently snoring, and Jim and I are on the computer. It is funny, how with us not having a home right now, we have crammed enough stuff in here but it is far from homey.Jim is standing watching his PC and I am tucked away in a corner. When sleep finally comes tonight, you can rest assured we will be dreaming of a finished home. ...more

City Girl’s Guide to Road Trips: Tech Style

NO SLEEP TILL GREENVILLE!City Girl’s Guide to Road Trips: Tech StyleNo, really...8 hours is a long time to be in a car with someone who LOVES to sing musicals! But, let's start at the beginning....more

Bringing the HEAT: Is your tech ready for summer 2013?

As the season of sun and sand approaches, a techie like myself wonders what to keep in her tech arsenal. Ever wonder what new gadgets and gizmos are upon us?Do you even know if your technology is ready for summer 2013? Here’s the go-to guide for the summer! Summer is the season for travel so as you gear up for your worldwide (or state-side) adventures, here are your must have items to take your through your summer excursions, from festivals and family reunions.1. Waze App ...more
Great list!! And, I absolutely love Waze -- it takes me on some crazy tangents, but I get to see ...more

Technology Can Set You Free - Write Your Plans and Carry Them With You

It is terrific to know technology can set you free, so write down your plans and carry them with you. It is hard work developing a plan of action, to create a plan for how you will operate your business or your life. Creating a plan, especially if it is a SMART plan requires a lot of time, patience and attention to details. After going through all the work to create a plan and to get all the details just right, many plans still do not get accomplished....more

Ten Things That Make Your Blog a Hot Mess

Is Your Blog a Hot Mess?I love the blogsphere. I have met some amazing bloggers in my 9 years and I have read a lot of posts on a lot of sites....more
I like to check back to see if the blogger responded to a comment, because I almost always ...more

Technology Helps You Put the World in Your Hands

It is terrific to know that technology can help you be independent by putting a world of information in your hands. I am old enough to remember when computers were big heavy things that got put on a desk and never moved. Over the years I have seen them evolve into laptops,  notebooks, tablets, PDAs and now Smartphones. One thing that has stood out for me with the evolving computer technology arena is that things are getting smaller and more powerful all the time. Today, technology allows us to have the world in our hands at all times and that is a wonderful thing....more

When It Comes to Technology Be A Belt And Suspenders Girl

It is wonderful to use your technology to keep all your information easily accessible even in the event of disaster. Recently I was speaking with a woman who was upset because she lost all her contacts and photographs when she lost her cellular phone. I felt sorry for her and reminded myself I must continue to duplicate my data. Once upon a time, we stored all our information on paper. We had originals that we saved in safe and secure storage spaces. We kept copies for regular use and review. Everyone understood the importance of having an heir and a spare....more
This reminds me that I need to review my backups and schedules to make sure I have everything ...more

Use Your Technology to Get Healthy

It is thrilling to use the technology in our hands to help us live healthier and more physically fit lives. The word healthy is commonly defined as being in good health, of being free of disease. Increasingly technology,which interestingly is our friend has helped us to be stationary and as a result increasingly out of shape. Recently, women in a bloggers group to which I belong complained about "blogger butt," a condition that results from sitting at the computer and writing for extended periods....more

Eyes Wide Shut

@SunbonnetSmart.com Hi Robin, thanks!  I was getting better everyday but then I overdid it.. I ...more