Monthly Archives: January 2012

A deeper look

By | Saturday, January 21, 2012 at 7:03 pm

At the moment I’m trying to tolerate the stock launcher in Android 4.  Here’s a look at my new main home screen.  Kinda sparse, but that’s the best I can do with it.  I do like a lot of other things in it though, which is why I’m willing to tolerate the limitations of the… Read More »

First Impressions of Android 4

By | Thursday, January 19, 2012 at 7:10 pm

Android 4, also known as “Ice Cream Sandwich” or “ICS”, has been out for a few months in the Android community, first as just a “raw” version from Android, and most recently as the newest OS for Android phones and tablets.  The Motorola Xoom (the tablet I have) was supposed to be one of the… Read More »

Rick takes a tumble

By | Wednesday, January 18, 2012 at 12:44 am

Rick (Sandy’s brother) took a fall last night.  He got up when George had to use the restroom, tripped over a pile of clothes, knocked some ceramic figurines onto the floor, then landed on one of them.  He cut a big gash in his side and it wouldn’t stop bleeding.  After trying to get it… Read More »

Ready Player One

By | Saturday, January 7, 2012 at 4:41 pm

I’ve been reading another great audiobook this week.  It’s “Ready Player One” by Ernest Cline.   It’s read by Wil Wheaton, which is what attracted me to it, since I’m a big fan of his.  And as it turns out, there’s tons of stuff in it I love–80’s video games, the fads, the movies, etc., so… Read More »