Month: February 2009

And I’m wondering where the lions are…

I’m following some great blogs for our trip to Africa. Check ’em out if you get a moment. One of the sites, Lion Guardians, notes that three of the lions in the Kilimanjaro Lion Conservation Project are collared with GPS tracking devices. You can see some pictures on the Lion Guardians Flickr pages. They are …

Valentines Day at the Love Castle

For those of you looking to repeat Valentine’s Day’s most romantic tradition, fear not: The Love Castle will be ready for you. Think reserved seating, candlelight, a special menu (TBD, made with love), and tableside service. This year, for the first time, White Castle will offer take-away “Cupid’s Crave Kits,” which include eight cheeseburgers, a …

Price + Service = Amazon Success in good & bad times

Slate has a great testimonial to the greatness that is Amazon – especially those who take advantage of the free two-day shipping that comes with Amazon Prime: Be warned, though, that Prime membership will alter how you think about shopping. These days, whenever I become cognizant of some need that would ordinarily require an unplanned …

Hotkey triggered iCal events

I love Google Calendar’s quick add feature – just a couple keys and you’ve got a new event. If only there were a simple tool for iCal. And now there is! FlexCal for iCal adds hotkey access to add a new event in iCal. Rawk! FlexCal is donation-ware and WELL worth it.