Article on using mobile devices for charitable giving

As the majority of web traffic now comes from mobile devices such as smartphones and tablets, organizations and individuals who rely on a web presence need to be sure their site looks good on the smal...

Rotation and change

It’s 55 degrees as I’m writing this, but a look at the calendar says it’s going to snow eventually here in upstate New York, so time to put on the snow tires. I don’t want a re...

Soaking up local atmosphere in New Hampshire

On Saturday, I ate breakfast at the Red Arrow Diner in Manchester, NH. The diner is famous as a stop for presidential candidates looking to talk with local voters, and be photographed doing so. There...

Article on state marijuana laws

As some states legalize marijuana for medical and private use, lawyers in those states find themselves in a predicament: Their state law says marijuana is legal, but federal law says it isn’t. H...

Then and Now – A Railroad in Upstate NY

I recently spent some time in Salem, NY, an upstate town near the Vermont border. My family owns some property nearby, and we used to visit at least once a summer. A highlight for me was going down t...

Barred Owl

Lately we’ve been hearing a very distinctive owl hoot occasionally, although never really got to see who was making it. Today, I glanced out the window as a large bird swooped down and sat on t...

Password insecurity

A new report by SplashData lists the 25 worst passwords of the year. Once again, the most commonly-used one is “123456”, followed closely by “password”. We read a lot about how...

A new reason to become mobile-friendly

As more users turn to their phones, tablets and other mobile devices to view the web, having a mobile-optimized site becomes more important than ever. Allowing your site’s visitors to have a sea...

Caller ID Spoofing

A call came in today, and the Caller ID had my name and phone number in it. I thought it might be a company using Caller ID spoofing to disguise who was calling, and sure enough, I picked up, and it w...

July 4 at Lake Abanakee

Had a short getaway to Lake Abanakee for July 4. One highlight was the fireworks. Here’s a sample of what we saw. See a larger version of these photos on Flickr.