Before Google Glass, there was Star Wars???

Before Google Glass, there was Star Wars???

There are probably more Google Glass wearers at the 2014 International Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas this week than anywhere else in the world. As people pass by in the crowded aisles and corridors, it’s rare that five minutes goes by without spotting another...
Five things you need now for your smartphone

Five things you need now for your smartphone

Here’s a quick round-up of gadgets you’ll probably love for that new iPhone 5S or iPhone 5C, plus most will work with any smartphone. TLYT’s phone holder actually even works better with some NFC equipped Android smartphones. Something for everybody. Neptor Portable...
These towels really suck…up a lot of water

These towels really suck…up a lot of water

I’ve always been a fan of little things that do a big job. I recently discovered Lightload Towels and they certainly meet the criteria.  Compressed in a waterproof cellophane wrapper, they take up virtually no room when not needed, but open to a fully useable towel...
Skip the backpack and try a Ribz front pack

Skip the backpack and try a Ribz front pack

I’m a big fan of backpacks, having used dozens of different brands over the years. While in the Amazon, with nowhere to use a roller bag, I’ve even used two at a time – one hanging forward on my chest while the bigger one hung on my back. But, I’d never experienced a...
Ridgway, PA – center of all-season outdoor fun

Ridgway, PA – center of all-season outdoor fun

In February every year, the internationally renowned Chainsaw Carving Rendezvous takes place in Ridgway, Pennsylvania. Since my great grandfather was their town physician around the turn of the 20th century, we decided to go see the Rendevous and also check out Dr....
Getting to know St. Marys, PA

Getting to know St. Marys, PA

In the Pennsylvania Wilds, there’s the pleasant little town of St. Marys, PA. About 120 miles northeast of Pittsburgh and 120 miles due south from Buffalo, NY, you’ll find this city that was home to the first Benedictine convent in the US. Straub Brewery also calls...