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Entries from May 2016

So What’d You Do In The War Against Flooding, Grandpa?

May 30th, 2016 · Tags: Cities

You just never know about people. Take my friend … my new friend Jack, for example … full of surprises.  We became friends after I saw him a few times at Starbucks.  I recognized him as a former musician from my church’s orchestra.  Ha … I think he was quite flattered that “this stranger” (me) […]

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Fasten Yo Seatbelts, Elevator Going U-u-u-u-u-up!

May 22nd, 2016 · Tags: Airports · Cities · Hotels · Satire

I must admit, the travel life can be pretty interesting … and on the other hand, sometimes it becomes mundane.  That’s when I try to find the good in all … or more accurately, just have fun with it. Take elevators.  Pretty mundane, but there’s got to be something interesting about them.  Don’t they call […]

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Wildflowers Dominate Wi-Fi Tour Of Galveston

May 21st, 2016 · Tags: Arts · Cities · Wi-Fi

  Galveston … right smack dab in the semi-circle of muddy water that is the Gulf of Mexico.  But it’s also a wonderful place, memorialized in song by Glen Campbell, and for me it forever will be the place where the locals run to the ocean, not away from the ocean when severe storms roll […]

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Pinging The Who’s & Who’s Not …

May 15th, 2016 · Tags: Cities · Wi-Fi

  Hmmm … as much as PingWi-Fi loves New Mexico and Oklahoma, they don’t seem to be reciprocating:(  Been on the Dirty Gig (in Houston) for a while, so not much blogging going on.  Just looked on GoogleAnalytics to see who’s reading the blog … you know among the normal readership … regardless.  New Mexico, […]

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Dancing Amidst Disaster With The Ping

May 8th, 2016 · Tags: Uncategorized

The Dirty Gig takes PingWi-Fi to some unlikely places … some exotic places … some isolated places … and sometimes to the same place. It was only a year ago that The DG — “The Dirty Gig” — the disaster work that funds this road trip — stopped in Houston for flooding. We’re back!   […]

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Happy Mothers Day! … and Coca-Cola Day On The Ping

May 8th, 2016 · Tags: Uncategorized

Histweet> This day, 1886, with a little help from coca, Atlanta pharmacist J.S. Pemberton invented Coca-Cola. https://t.co/IBwpO06CGR #finn — PingWiFi (@PingWiFi) May 8, 2016

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Pinging Ain’t Easy With Fat Fingers

May 8th, 2016 · Tags: Uncategorized

"There is nothing I can do on a laptop that I can’t do slower on a smart phone.” – PingWiFi #quotes #travel #geeks #roadwarrior #blog #smc — PingWiFi (@PingWiFi) May 8, 2016

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