Category Archives: Gear

Gadgets gone Wilde At CES

It’s the stage for intense hyperbole. I am no longer a Consumer Electronics Show virgin. I have conquered my first time at the biggest tradeshow convention of my life. More than 150k attendees have dropped into the Las Vegas Convention Center to explore the latest and “greatest” technology to come. Everything here is the biggest, the smallest, the fastest, the […]

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Know Before You Buy. Burton Fail

We always have to find out the hard way. I will never purchase anything from Wal-Mart that could break. NO returns or exchanges after 30 days. Period. Staples is off the shopping list too. My CyberPower Battery Backup went belly up after a year. I bought the thing because of a 10-YEAR warranty! Staples just shrugged their shoulders and I […]

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Winter wear

The temps are dropping and it’s time to bundle up. Here are a few recommendations for chilly October: Mountain Hardwear Alchemy pant replaces both fleece and softshell outer layer, windproof, water resistant, breathable and abrasion resistant, won’t pill like fleece, made of Gore Windstopper. Articulated knee and seat for a flattering butt look. $225. 800.330.6800. Sierra Designs Down Booties are […]

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