Monthly Archives: January 2011

Press “1” to Speak to an Actual Human Being

Tweet We’ve all dealt with frustrating phone systems when we’re trying to accomplish something with a bank, large corporation, customer service issue, and more.  A few days ago, I was dismayed to realize that dialing “0” even got me into a series of options, one of which was to dial “0” again to speak to…

Movie Review – “Due Date” with Robert Downey Jr. and Zach Galifinakis

Tweet Last night, while celebrating our 18th wedding anniversary, I took my wife to see “Due Date”, starring Robert Downey Jr. and Zach Galifinakis.  We had seen the ad for this movie weeks ago, and it was one of the few things I can recall recently that we immediately both wanted to see, mainly because…

2010: Looking Back (and Ahead)

Tweet Thanksgiving is the time of year when I thank God for the blessings he has bestowed upon me and my family, but I typically find myself in a more reflective mood as years end (and begin, of course). With that in mind, I wanted to take a minute to reflect on 2010 and what…