Buy Boring Stocks Like QQQ

QQQ Max Returns Really short post this time around.  I’ve been dabbling in investing for a short time and since I’m not a sage of numbers and stuff like Warren Buffet, I have gone the way of choosing the most boring thing to invest in, the S&P 500, specifically QQQ.  There is another stock thats … Continue reading Buy Boring Stocks Like QQQ

iOS Backups need a more robust solution

If there’s one thing that I don’t like about the Apple Ecosystem its the way that backups are handled for iOS devices. I think I’ve written a little bit about this before but most recently I’ve been having issues with my backup strategy since there are so many devices at home and I just don’t … Continue reading iOS Backups need a more robust solution

Personal Budgeting – It Only Needs to be Directionally Correct!

If there is one thing that I’ve learned from managing the money of my family over the last 20 years its that budgeting sucks but it must be done however it doesn’t have to take a lot of effort and if you’re not a crazy OCD person it only has to be directionally correct and … Continue reading Personal Budgeting – It Only Needs to be Directionally Correct!

Sony WH-1000XM3 – So Close to Perfect

I’ve owned the Sony WH-1000XM3’s for over a year already and they were meant to be my travel headphones.  Well right now I don’t travel so I use them at home mainly for conference calls and occasionally to listen to music (I don’t have co-workers so I’m free to use my UE Blast for music … Continue reading Sony WH-1000XM3 – So Close to Perfect

Why I Use the Smart Folio Cover and Keyboard

I recently purchased another iPad Pro 10.5 for work because I was having trouble with my laptop.  Naturally work sends me a new laptop that doesn’t crash about a week after I do this.  As part of my purchase I decided to get a Smart Folio cover because I needed a way to prop the … Continue reading Why I Use the Smart Folio Cover and Keyboard

Goodbye Dell Latitude, Hello Lenovo Thinkbook!

Although its a little early, I received a new laptop from work! I was originally issued a Dell Latitude but over the last 6 months it has experienced nothing but blue screens of death (remember those from Windows 95 and 98?). I had recently migrated to O365 as well so getting the blue screens were … Continue reading Goodbye Dell Latitude, Hello Lenovo Thinkbook!

10.5 iPad Pro for Work because my laptop is always :(

In the last few months I’ve had many computer problems, the most persistent of which is that my corporate laptop blue screens at least once a day. I have chronicled at least 50+ blue screens since the middle of December. Unfortunately, unlike my previous employers I don’t have a local IT desk where I can … Continue reading 10.5 iPad Pro for Work because my laptop is always 😦

Easter fun with Procreate

Colorful Easter Eggs ala Procreate I wanted to make Easter with my daughter a little creative since we couldn’t go to Church, do an Easter Egg hunt, or go out to brunch somewhere like we would normally do. I decided to do some drawing with her for Easter by using our iPads. She didn’t get … Continue reading Easter fun with Procreate