Life, Interrupted

Ah, blogging. I remember it well. Hopefully, I can get back on track here and return to my old self after the month I’ve had. Where do I begin? Let’s start here. Due to an unfortunate set of circumstances, my mom was living with us here in our home from late December up until about … Continue reading Life, Interrupted


On the Cheap, Part Deux

Several posts ago, I was practically bragging about how I was getting a bunch of stuff for nothing or practically nothing. Well, I thought I’d take a moment to update you on all of this. Lips (MSRP): $49.99 My cost (with Points and tax): $10.83 Savings: $39.16 Bad planning on Microsoft’s part has prevented me … Continue reading On the Cheap, Part Deux

On the Cheap

You know, your ol' pal Dave considers himself to be pretty frugal, especially now when spending more than $30 for anything seems incredibly irrational. That's why I've been pretty excited to be getting some goodies for practically nothing, and here's how. As a member of Microsoft ExpertZone (membership required), a site designed exclusively for resellers of … Continue reading On the Cheap

Santa Arrives Early

As you may well know, my XBOX 360 met its demise not so long ago. And it wasn't like I used a whole lot but during its absence, I sure did miss using it. So imagine my surprise when Ann and her folks tell me that for Christmas this year... ...this is what they would … Continue reading Santa Arrives Early

Fried XBOX

This is a follow-up to yesterday's post in which I briefly mentioned that I stayed home in order to wait for an electrician to show up after we suffered a power outage. Naturally, when such things happen my first inclination it to see if it is localized or if the entire neighborhood went dark. After … Continue reading Fried XBOX