AA Battery Test

On the way to a client training session today I considered walking to the train station, until I remembered a quick and easy NYC transit hack: bustime.mta.info A website that lets you see the location of buses in real time, including estimates for arrival times. The best part is that this tool passed my AA …

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Order of errand operations

As a parent of 2 young children, I can safely say that nothing is more luxurious than eating lunch by myself, outside on a beautiful day. If you’re a parent you already understand. If you aren’t, enjoy your freedom :). But it wasn’t all fun and games for me today, I had a laundry list …

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Same path, new perspective

Same path, new perspective On this beautiful spring day at the New York Botanical Gardens in the Bronx, I can’t help but marvel at the serenity of this oasis amidst the chaos of the city. Funny thing is, I have walked this exact path before, just this past winter. Yet, not surprisingly, it looks nothing …

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Annual clarity inspection

I am clearly a new car owner, because until a few days ago I had no idea that I have to perform an annual New York State safety inspection. If I don’t, I could face fines, and will also not be able to renew my car registration. Interestingly enough, learning this actually made me happy, …

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Excel germs

Eight full days after a visit to the Brooklyn Children’s Museum, and we are all still suffering from the stubborn virus we picked up during our trip. In an ideal world, only healthy children would visit these museums, and even then everything would be thoroughly and regularly disinfected to prevent any diseases from spreading. In …

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