Isn’t it amazing how bright those little LED lights are on electronic devices? I had been using the standard chargers for my iPhone and iPad, but needed a third charger for my wireless headphones. I bought a nice four-port USB charger to sit on my nightstand. It had a tiny blue LED and I didn’t think much of it until it got dark. That thing lit up half the room! Read more
It all started with emails from Wells Fargo telling me I had insufficient funds. At first glance I thought it was spam since I’d never had an account there, but all the links and return email were legit. Then I thought, “oh no! Someone opened an account on my name!”
Fortunately, upon closer inspection, I realized that the email was sent to my new goDoug.com email address which I’ve aliased to my regular email account. Well, today I found out his name is Doug Seed. Would you like his Directv account number? Hahaha I just got his PayPal email too!
The scary part is I probably could clock the forgot-my-password link and I would get the email to reset it! Crazy!
Took a short hike down to Grass Valley Lake and came across some Egrets. Only had my 70-200mm lens so this shot is nearly 1:1 crop. Wish I had my 600mm. Oh well. Read more
I got the bug to break out one of my old electric guitars and fire up the Fender Deluxe to see if it still worked. I also broke out my favorite fuzz box: the MXR Distortion +. Of course it needed a new battery, but the one that was still in there made me smile. The whole set up still worked, albeit with some pops and crackles. Boy, they used to make stuff to last, didn’t they. Read more