Author Archives: gregcon

Deficit Spending

My children should be allowed to enter this world with no debt. They owe nothing. They might not have much, but they owe nothing.

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O Tannenbaum

When I was a kid, nothing was more significant than the rising of the Christmas tree. It symbolized a season of imagination, sometimes realized, sometimes not. We enjoy the tree to this day. Mom has the ornaments packed and Dad … Continue reading

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New Jeans

http://www.facebook.com/widgets/like.php?href=https://gregcon.wordpress.com/2012/03/21/new-jeans/ I grabbed a pair of jeans out of my closet this morning. I looked them over, shook my head and threw them in my workout bag. These are a “special” pair of jeans. I was invited to a custom … Continue reading

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Technology Moratorium Adventure

http://www.facebook.com/widgets/like.php?href=https://gregcon.wordpress.com/2012/01/24/technology-moratorium-adventure/ Last August I decided to swear off technology as best I could. I had determined that while helping make some things easier, it was also consuming a great deal of my time. Of course I could not eliminate it … Continue reading

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The Kat’s New Phone Adventure

http://www.facebook.com/widgets/like.php?href=https://gregcon.wordpress.com/2012/01/24/the-kats-new-phone-adventure/ As I mentioned earlier, I upgraded my phone. That left me with a fully functional, idle HTC Tilt 2. Granted, it had Windows 6.5, but it also had a great screen and slide out keyboard. My daughter Katherine asked … Continue reading

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Adventures in babysitting or how I learned to stop worrying…

http://www.facebook.com/widgets/like.php?href=https://gregcon.wordpress.com/2012/01/24/adventures-in-babysitting-or-how-i-learned-to-stop-worrying/ I’ve been sick all week. Finally dragged myself into the Dr to get some real medicine. I needed to feel better as I’m watching the kids this weekend. The key to good babysitting is scheduled activities. Ideally, activities that … Continue reading

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Adventures in phone upgrading

http://www.facebook.com/widgets/like.php?href=https://gregcon.wordpress.com/2012/01/23/adventures-in-phone-upgrading/ I finally bit the bullet and upgraded my phone. I had the HTC Tilt 2, a very well built phone, but bedeviled by a Windows 6.5 OS. I gave this phone to my daughter and I’ll share a bit … Continue reading

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