My new car


A few weeks ago I purchased a new car. I got a 2013 Toyota Highlander SE V6 4×4 in Classic Silver Metallic. The 3.5 liter V6 is smooth with little hesitation. The interior is very quiet and the black leather trim is a nice touch. The Bluetooth phone and audio option works great with my iPhone 5. The moonroof and power lift gate are also nice touches. Being able to remove the center seat in the middle row is a definite plus, especially when you have 4 kids. Overall I’m loving the new car so far!

Everyone at Ira Toyota was great to work with, especially Art who was very patient with me. Thanks for all your help!

Noisy fan

My (almost 7 year old) MacBook Pro recently starting making a very loud noise. It sounded like it was turning on its turbo booster for interstellar space travel. Based on prior experience I could tell it was one of the fans. I used SMC fan control to confirm my suspicion. The right fan was only reaching about 1,000 rpm. I have had this replaced in the past and knew it would cost about $100 to fix. Since I don’t have money to burn, I decided to pop it open and use a little (or a lot) of WD40 to remedy the situation.

So how did it turn out? My (short term) fix has worked and so far there have been no issues.

Where has the time gone

I remember when Photoshop didn’t come with layers, when javascript rollovers weren’t supported and when CSS wasn’t even on the radar. Where has the time gone. I can`t imagine what it would be like doing something else for living. Thanks Interweb!

New Blackberry

I just got my new Blackberry 8700g from T-mobile. The edge network is way fast and the screen very nice. I’m definitely impressed. It’s way better than my last BB. I set up the email Google App to receive my emails and it works great!