Month: August 2010 blog archive
How expensive is your commute? - 24 Aug 2010

When gas prices were sky high I was curious how much more my daily commute cost. I also wondered if it would make financial sense to get a more fuel-efficient car. At the time I made a spreadsheet to do the calculations, but it was a pain to have to keep twiddling the numbers to […]

Categories: Automotive,Finances
Free Windows Countdown Timer - 12 Aug 2010

I’ve been searching for a Windows countdown timer that satisfied all my requirements for a long time. If you recall, I searched back in 2008 and posted my findings here. I’ve continued to search without success, so I decided to write my own. It’s called SnapTimer. While writing it I reviewed all the Lifehacker timer […]

Categories: Programming,The site
What Did You Learn From Your Dad? - 08 Aug 2010

I’m fortunate to have kids who are young enough that I still have time to make an impact in their lives. I loved the advice in this Ask Metafilter thread about what it takes to be a Dad. It was a great reminder for me of what really matters and there was a ton of […]

Categories: Family