Technology

So I Invented All This Technology

As much as some of you might dislike technology, it has been a must-have for education during the pandemic. Most of our schools moved to online platforms for learning and will most likely continue to do so going into the fall semester. Technology companies have provided the means to video conference with programs like Zoom, […]

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Let’s Get Back Out There

To say the least, it has been a terrible start to 2020. Too much pain and suffering, business disruptions, and the dramatic altering of our lives. While being locked up in our homes, we have missed going to our local restaurants and calling service industry professionals to our homes. Slowly but surely, we are seeing […]

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Let’s All Go Out to Dinner!

One of my greatest joys in life is having a great meal. I’m guessing you love a great meal, too. There are so many restaurants, wines, and dessert places to go to, and it’s difficult to find the best ones that also fit your budget. Here are some tech tips that will help you narrow […]

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Get Fit. Stay Fit!

It’s that time of year when we make all of our New Year’s resolutions. You know the ones I’m talking about – those resolutions that we break within 30 days. It’s a struggle to keep them, but when it comes to fitness, we should all do our best to stay fit. Fitness and eating the […]

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It Can’t Be the Holidays Yet!

Yikes, it’s the holidays already. Seems like I just put on my bathing suit and sunscreen a few minutes ago. Now, it’s time to start thinking about gift-giving and whether or not I should give my significant other a new iPad or a diamond ring. A new iPad, of course! Every year, we search for […]

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Summer, Health, and Beauty

Sure, we’re already in the middle of summer, but did you fulfill your winter promise of getting bathing suit ready? If you are like most people in the world, the follow through doesn’t always happen. We try hard, and we promise to work out and eat fewer donuts, but often, it doesn’t happen. So, what […]

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Brrr… It’s Hot Out There!

We just finished one of the wettest winters in memory in Southern California. If you’re like me, you might have said, “Enough with the rain already.” Now, I’ll be complaining that it is just too darn hot. Can’t we have the rainy weather back? So, how do we survive the 110 Valley weather and still […]

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My Stomach Is Growling

Do you ever get excited about your upcoming restaurant visit, as you anticipate the great food and drink ahead? Then, as soon as the meal is over, you feel full, yet ready for more? If so, is anticipation better than the actual meal? Of course, not! We all love to eat and drink, so let’s […]

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Becoming a Go-To Source for Auto Leasing: Pedal

Ross Iannarelli, Dominick Brown, Mor Milo, and Enrique Florendo are the creators of Pedal, an online source for leasing the car of your dreams, and they wholeheartedly believe that getting a new car should be a fun, electrifying, and inspiring experience. As auto-industry veterans, they have spent countless hours and sleepless nights looking for a […]

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Give up Doritos? Say What?

For the past few years in this column, we have been addressing the need to get healthy. We have talked about how best to exercise and what electronic devices could help us achieve this goal. Let’s examine some of the advances that technology has brought us: The Apple Watch and other electronic monitoring devices are […]

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‘Tis the Season

As I write this, I stare out my window looking at a gloomy sky. What happened to the sunshine? Oh, that’s right, it’s winter again; time to think about the holidays, holiday shopping, and heavy eggnog drinking (non-alcoholic, of course). The joy of technology giving is that there is always something new and exciting; it […]

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Robots are Taking Over

WHAT?! I learned early on that the best tools to use for the education of children are the ones that don’t appear to be teaching anything. If children think an activity is fun, they are more likely to learn something. Thanks to technology, many of the educational processes are done through computers, tablets, or smart […]

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