You've Got to be I-Kidding Me

I’ve never set foot in an Apple store.  I, admittedly, have never actually met a person who works for Apple.  (Which I consider proof that people who use different sides of their brains simply cannot hang out.)  But I think I have definitively identified one type of employee at Apple....more

ipod, Nook & Playlist keep me moving!

As many of you know a new job can be all consuming; learning about the new company, researching, scheduling meetings and showing up every day with a big smile and a positive attitude. Last May I embarked on a new job and although I may have neglected posting on my blog over the last several months, one thing I continue to do is workout 4 to 5 times a week.   ...more Oh PUHLEAZE!!!!more

Moms are Cool-Suckers

Anne KimballLife on the Funny FarmI drive my kids around a lot to activities and what-not.And they play their music in the car.There's almost no such thing as listening to the car radio anymore. It's plug in the ipod and listen to the music over and over.Recently, Rosie fawned over the song Radioactive, by Imagine Dragons....more

Discover the new iPod Touch


Audiobooks Aren't As Cheesy As You Might Think: A Resmarted Collection

audiobooks aren't as cheesy as you might think: a resmarted collection...more

Not Yet

As your independence from me looms like the dark before the dawn, I can't help but reflect on the exciting journey before you, and my new role as your Mom.Thinking of your Graduation, as you make decisions for your future - as you pack to leave home and study, I imagine sparkling excitement in your eyes, and yes, a little fear, but if I have done my job by helping you prepare for your life away from me, I know you will make most of the right choices.  I hope you learn from the wrong ones....more

iPod Therapy

Are you someone who doesn't just listen to the music, the music is really the soundtrack of your life? That's me too! I remember when the Dateline Timeline questions would be posed and I always could nail the year by the music clue.  Seriously, my own life is a timeline set to music. And being this way meant I was Queen of the Mix-Tape throughout the 80's. ...more
I call it my "Self Esteem Playlist". Almost everything on it is by a lesbian woman or a Disney ...more

What iPad3, iPhone5 and iPod Features Do You Hope to See?

It's like Christmas when there's an update to our favorite gadgets, the iPod and iPhone. Everyone wants to rattle the boxes and guess what's inside long before it's time to open the packages. The new iPod is supposed to be out in September, which is the timeline for the iPhone 5 as well. With the iPod 3 and the iPhone 5 on the way, the rumors about what may be included are flying. Here are a few: ...more

This Mom 2.0

If the search for the Confirmation dress was agony, the search for shoes proved to be sheer ecstasy.  After a rocky start at a shoe warehouse, we struck gold with black shoes at Payless.  Comfortable, not too high a heel, and an open toe with a sliver of a platform.  What happened on the way to Payless, however, was a moment I won't soon forget.  I was preparing to spend a week at a professional conference with other college writing teachers and program directors ...more

How Many High-Tech Devices Does One Household Need?


I had thought about trying to gather all of ours into one room for a photo, but I chickened ...more