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Entries from June 2009

Cheat Notes For the Attention Deficient @PingWiFi

June 29th, 2009 · Tags: Satire

Back in the newspaper days, it was a blast to write a headline — extremely limited space, yet the writer had to grab the reader’s attention.  Billboards in advertising … another example. Then came Twitter. It’s sort of like headline writing, with much less impact.  But it is fun — 140 characters at a time […]

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Moon Walk Tribute To Michael Jackson? ‘Uncanny, Ping, Uncanny!’

June 25th, 2009 · Tags: Arts · Coffee Shops · Satire · Uncategorized

I’ll never forget where I was and what I was doing when I heard the news that Michael Jackson was dead. No wait … I better write it down. I was using Wi-Fi at Starbucks, as I am prone to do. More specifically, I was trading e-mails with an attorney about trademark issues, and beating […]

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The Nitty Gritty On Namedropping — Wireless At Billy Bob’s

June 22nd, 2009 · Tags: Arts · Cities

As the crowd rose to leave the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band concert at Billy Bob’s mega-tonk in Fort Worth, this lady says: “That was the best concert ever … except for The Eagles.”

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Backstage At The Aftermath — Dehumidification And De-Evolution

June 20th, 2009 · Tags: Cities · Satire · Wi-Fi

Even though numerous eye witnesses said they spotted funnel clouds, there was a wait of several days. Finally … yes! … the weather service said it was official. At least five tornadoes reared their heads in North Texas the other day. Luckily, most of the damage was only flooding, as opposed to wholesale destruction. So, […]

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Rolling 7s At Dell Diamond, With Ryans — Texas Baseball Tourney

June 10th, 2009 · Tags: Sports · Wi-Fi

Man … there is just something cool about Minor League Baseball parks. Intimate. Clean … no … immaculate! This evening, I am in the press box at Dell Diamond, in Round Rock,Texas — home of the Round Rock Express. Typically, my “home” Minor League field is the home of the Fort Worth Cats — LaGrave. […]

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Abilene, Abilene … PingWi-Fi Makes Camp Near Diamond

June 9th, 2009 · Tags: Cities · Coffee Shops · Gadgets · Satire · Sports

If Rat Packer Dean Martin can sing about it, then I can blog about it. “Abilene, Abilene.” On the first day of my first Wi-Fi blog, I watched my son throw a no-hitter for his high school baseball team. A great day of baseball proved to be the perfect beginning for a wonderful trip.

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AT&T, CruiseCast Upgrade All Roadtrips With Sat TV On The Go

June 3rd, 2009 · Tags: Arts · Cities · Gadgets · Satire · Wi-Fi

Roadtrips just got a lot better.  Gone are the days when you may have used a bungee chord to tie down a small TV and a DVD player on a beer cooler in the back of the family truckster, for the kids to occupy they minds. CruiseCast released this news:

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