Review – Brooks PureConnect 2 Lightweight Running Shoes

I don’t run very often.  Once or twice a week is it.  I don’t like it that well and I find it somewhat boring, but it’s great exercise (though high impact).  And I regularly get the itch to run if it’s been awhile.  Don’t get me wrong, sometimes I do …

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Review – Gum Rock Bluetooth Portable Suction Speaker Stand From MobileFun

Matt C. over at MobileFun.com was nice enough to send me another mobile accessory to try out – the Gum Rock Bluetooth Portable Suction Speaker Stand. If you have been following my blog you might remember that I previously had reviewed the FlexiShield Wave Case for the Google Nexus 7 (this link …

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Review – Case Logic SLRC-206 SLR Camera (and 15.4-Inch Laptop) Backpack

I had been happy with my Case Logic TBC-307 Camera Bag (I’ve including a link to one similar to it, but not the same one as Case Logic does not make this particular model any more) – that was up until I acquired another lens, the Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 II (see my …

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Trip to Albany Area & the Mohawk-Hudson Bike/Hike Trail

My wife, Jennifer, had a training conference in Troy, NY related her work, so I decided to go along and take the road bike for some riding on some of the paved trails in the area. Specifically I was interested in the Mohawk Hudson Bikeway, which various websites mentioned as quite …

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Leapers UTG Multi-functional Tactical Messenger Bag Review

When I’m hiking long distance, or traveling in my car or someone else’s for the day, or what-have-you; I use a modified Outdoor Products Morph backpack to hold my traveling stuff.  It’s my primary go-bag or bug-out bag, or just bag for holding whatever I need to for the trip. For photography …

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What a Great Day for a Bike Ride

Let’s face it – not a lot of us just stop what we’re doing and say to ourselves – “Hey, it’s great to be alive!” I don’t know if it’s because I’m getting more reflective in my middle-age, or because I’ve lost weight and I’m in the healthiest state I’ve ever been in my whole  so …

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