When I was 19 years old, I took a flight on (the now extinct) Northwest Airlines.  As a travel newbie, I loosely packed my belongings into the safe-haven of my huge family-sized suitcase. My camera, clothes and several albums of personal photos (these were pre-digital days) were all stowed away in the checked-in luggage. , Read More

I’m a technology gadget sort of guy.  As a kid, I would rummage around under the Christmas tree before my parents were up, eagerly shaking each wrapped present.  Soft packages, inevitably a jacket from mom or a sweater from grandma (sorry mom and nanna!), were cast aside.  Boxes of predictable sizes (Nintendo games?) and, Read More