Missing Wedding Bands

In 1996 standing on the Westminster Bridge with the city of London and Big Ben all decked out for Christmas, Mr. G asked me to be his wife. He had a small diamond ring that had been my Grandmothers. It was vaguely sentimental, but mostly pragmatic as we were both young and our savings were meager. In 2007 Mr. G and I went to a favorite jewelry store and he bought me a diamond band to go with the ring. Like the engagement ring it was delicate. I loved it …

Don’t Trust Forbes Tech Bloggers

I’m so glad my friends have left Forbes so that I can tell you how utterly useless their tech site is. Paul Tassi wrote the following about Google+ today. It may not be dead, and it’s entirely possible I’m shoveling dirt on something that’s still writhing around, promising me it is in fact the next big thing, but I’m now deaf to its cries. Google Plus is a failure no matter what the numbers may say. Only in tech could someone say something so inane and not be called on …

20,000 Twitter Followers Shower

I’m closing in on 20,000 twitter followers. As of this writing it is less than 1,100 away. We have a wonderful community and I’d like to use this as an opportunity to shower you in gifts. I don’t do many giveaways, mostly because they’re an absolute pain the ass. Now that Google+ has hangouts I’m thinking I’ll copy Peter Shankman from the old days, grab a friend and do a live Trivial Pursuit style giveaway that lasts all day long. [edit: no I won’t be using G+ for this because …