Monthly Archives: May 2011

Saving Money by riding the Bus

For the first two weeks in my new job I have been taking the bus to and from work. Not really knowing how the costs would work out I bought a monthly pass for May. For $88 it covers all … Continue reading

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iPad 3G Data Plan Usage

I’ve had my iPad for a little over a fortnight now. During that time I’ve been making use of the Verizon 3G data plan pretty sparingly. The data plan costs $20 per 1GB of data used so to avoid racking … Continue reading

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Trivia Night at the Dublin Pub

Meaghan and I headed down to the Dublin Pub tonight and found that it was pub trivia night! We participated as a team of two and given that it was our first time we did rather well. Out of ten … Continue reading

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Measuring Fuel Economy on my Truck

Time moves quickly. I can hardly believe that I’ve owned my new truck for a whole year now. Ever since that time I’ve been saving my gas receipts and writing the mileage indicated on the odometer on the back of … Continue reading

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First Day at TW

Today was my first day at TW Telecom. It began with an early start followed by a short ride on a bus; my new commute. After arriving in downtown Portland, I checked in at the office and began the familiar … Continue reading

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Prestige Level 3

I remember playing the first Call of Duty back in 2003 and knowing that it was something quite special. Eight years and many sequels later, Call of Duty: Black Ops is proving that the series still has a lot to … Continue reading

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Last day at SoftSource

Today was my final day with SoftSource. As of tonight, and for the duration of the weekend, I am a free man. Tonight Meaghan and I are going to the Dublin pub to enjoy some live music and celebrate.

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iPad Rocks

Having now owned my iPad for a little over one day it believe it to be the pinnacle of human creation. I’m enamored. Had you watched me for the last 24 hours you would have witnessed a man quite literally … Continue reading

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iPad – First Impressions

My new iPad2 was delivered today. After eagerly taking everything out of the box and then turning it on I was prompted to connect to iTunes to initialize the device. After a short registration process everything was ready to go. … Continue reading

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New Job – Moving Forward

After several years as a software architect with SoftSource Consulting, I’ve decided to move on. I recently accepted a position as Software Architect with TW Telecom and will be joining their team starting on Monday. Career with SoftSource Since first … Continue reading

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