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Monthly Archive for January, 2012

Chris’ Restaurant is a small, family-owned business, offering a mix of Latin, Mexican, and Salvadorian style food in an informal sit-down setting. Both traditional and Spanish breakfasts are offered all day. You get a lot of flavorful food for your money, here. Put simply, it’s one of my new favorites. I was hesitant at first, […]

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In the past I’ve avoided location-aware services, opting instead to conceal my location to all but my ISP, cellular provider, and whoever else might be capable and willing to find out. 2012 marks a departure from that stance. Armed with a Nexus One, I’ve started using a few new services. I’ve started to use foursquare […]

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This past weekend I tagged along with the crew of Sterling Volunteer Fire Company‘s Engine 611 on a thirteen hour shift. I was free to observe, with no responsibilities other than to stay out of the way. I learned quite a bit. I’m still processing a few things, and no doubt I’ve forgotten some of […]

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Health insurance is convoluted. It’s hard to understand when you don’t utilize it; it’s easier to understand when you do utilize it, but there are still plenty of weird things about it. One example from the past year. I saw a physician in April. The bill was submitted to my insurance company a week later. […]

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