Review – Swagman XC2 2 Bike Hitch-Mount Carrier/Bike Rack

Back many years ago when I had a large car, a 1979 Cutlass Salon (I loved that car!) – I could stuff four 10-speeds into the trunk.  In addition I also used an el cheapo bike carrier that attached to the trunk of the car and later a slightly nicer trunk-mount …

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Review – U-Haul Hitch Install Service and Draw-Tite Sportframe 1 1/4 inch Hitch

I had always carried my bike either inside my trunk (when I had a massive 1979 Cutlass Salon) or on a bike carrier with very little problems (though once I was asked to pull over so a cop could check whether she could see my license plate through the bike, argh). …

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Review – Highland Hitch-Mounted Cargo Carrier/Tray

When we’re traveling, whether to visit someone; for camping; or what-have-you, we like to allow a lot of room in the back of the Ford Edge for our two good-sized Boxers (the dog-kind) to move around in as well as allowing us to be able to take as many supplies and items …

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The Empire State Aerosciences Museum, Scotia, NY

Recently I had the opportunity to visit the The Empire State Aerosciences Museum in Scotia, NY (Scotia, NY is in Schenectady County in the Capital Region of New York State). My wife Jennifer and I have visited the Albany area several times now but I had never gotten over to the Empire State Aerosciences Museum until now. And what’s better …

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InfiniteWP Addons; Wordfence, Broken Link Checker, Google PageSpeed, Google Webmasters, File Uploader

If you read my blog you may remember my review of the free self-hosted WordPress management software InfiniteWP. I loved the software, it worked so easily and slickly.  And it’s almost integral to running WordPress on multiple sites and installations, as it makes managing various functions much simpler from one …

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A Review of Some Fitness Syncing Sites

This review is a companion to my previous posting – A Review of Some Exercise Logging Sites. Okay, so you’re uploading your GPS watch tracking to Runkeeper but want to log some weight-training on Fitocracy and want both sets of data to show up on each site, or your new Garmin GPS watch is …

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A Review of Some Exercise/Fitness Logging Sites

This review will cover a few of the more popular exercise logging and fitness tracking websites, though I’m going to center this review around a few of my favorites and then more briefly touch on some others. This review also goes along with my next blog post – A Review of …

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(Finding) Time to Exercise

Finding Time to Exercise

What about those people who can’t find time to exercise?  I hear it all the time: “I don’t have time to exercise.” “I would if I could find the time.” “I have kids and a job, there’s just no time to workout.” “My job keeps me pretty busy and then …

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Rose’s Trip To Cuba

Rose's Trip to Cuba

Below is a guest post by my sister, Rose, who recently went to Cuba as part of an educational trip.  I think you’ll enjoy her story and photos. Our daughter, Sarah, mentioned that she was going on an educational trip to Cuba and said “Mom, do you want to go?” …

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