When I am not doing WordPress related stuff, I spend time with my Girlfriend and my friends. Three times a month I attend/speak at local meetup groups. Through WordPress and meetups, I've met some of my best friends. We have a lot in common. The real way you find out what you have in common comes from hanging out. In hanging out with my friends, we have a few stories we share all of the time. This is one of them.When you drink around your friendsMy friends and I go to beer festivals. We … [Read more...] about My friends are assholes… and I love them.
I made the switch from AT&T to Google FI on February 16th, 2017. My AT&T bill was $90.00 a month. That included the payment I was making on my Google Nexus 6 phone. After I made my final phone payment, I was paying $55.00 a month for AT&T's service. I couldn't have been more excited. What I didn't know was I could have been paying much less for cell phone service. Meet Google Fi here.I'm always on WIFI. I work from home. I go to meetup groups here in Vegas. These meetups are at a location … [Read more...] about Switch to Google Fi and start saving money on your cell phone bill.
Did you know that your smartphone has a web browser built into it? Did you know that most modern smartphones have a voice to text feature built into the keyboard? That's right ladies and gentlemen, you can log into your WordPress website and write a new post by using your voice. I'm doing this right now and it is fantastic.I've mentioned Voice to Text blogging to the Las Vegas Bloggers group a few times. Tonight was the first time the topic gain any traction. We were discussing how to write … [Read more...] about I don’t type anymore. A story about voice to text.
At WDS Camp 2016, Brad Williams brought his Raspberry Pi 3. Installed on it was a copy of RetroPie. I had heard about Raspberry Pi before. I wasn't completely sold on the idea. Once, I almost won a Pi during a WordCamp event. After playing the original Super Mario Bros for hours on end, I decided to order one of my own. It took me a few months to fully break down and order a Raspberry Pi 3 starter kit by Canakit, through Amazon. I did a lot of research. Countless numbers of Google Searches and … [Read more...] about How to install RetroPie on Raspberry Pi 3 in less than 20 minutes.
If you know me, you know I love Nascar. I love all types of racing to be completely honest. Every Sunday I watch every single lap. I root for my favorite driver with beer in hand. It came as a shock to us all when the primary sponsor, Sprint, announced they are leaving Nascar. They've done so much for the sport over the years. It finally became normal to say Sprint Cup Series. I'm happy to announce Monster Energy as the new Nascar sponsor.Nascar sponsors over the yearsWhen my … [Read more...] about Monster Energy is the new Nascar sponsor
At WordCamp Orange County, I had a chance to talk with Bridget Willard. Bridget expressed her hatred towards me every time I give her an answer of "GOOGLE IT". Every day since that WordCamp, I've thought about why I tell people to "GOOGLE IT". I say this all the time at the Vegas WordPress Meetup group as well. After many months and thoughts, I've come to an answer. I say "GOOGLE IT". I realized Google Built My Website.What does that meanGoogle Built My Website means I've spent countless … [Read more...] about Google Built My Website
Talking is a huge part of life. We do it sometimes without even thinking about it. I say things all the time. I'm the first to admit I talk without thinking. When I think of my friends, I think about things they say more than what they do. Usually, when I mention my buddy John Hawkins, it's because he said something important I want someone else to know. I hope others do the same when they think of me. I realized we have no control over what people do or say about us. We can only talk and hope … [Read more...] about Five things I say the most