Why NJ / northeast real estate housing values will crash in coming years. 1

Why NJ / northeast real estate housing values will crash in coming years.
While this post may seem out-of-touch with today’s “strong” real estate market in Northeast and other big cities, read on a bit to see why its not out of touch.. rather this is my contention that various 2016 and beyond systemic conditions will lead to pretty severe  real estate valuation adjustments for NJ real estate properties  as ...

Android Auto / Carplay after market car radio 2016 1

Android Auto / Carplay after market car radio 2016
While I wrote a while back about my experience with an aftermarket  Chinese Android Car radio  , I had expected by this point in 2016  we would have a flood of more mainstream vendor’s aftermarket units with more polished interfaces… Sadly as of January 2016, there are only a handful (two) of official aftermarket radio series.. ...

10 reasons why triathlon is the coolest participation sport 1

10 reasons why triathlon is the coolest participation sport
Those of you who have come across this blog, no doubt notice that I’m a big fan of the sport of triathlon. In my opinion its just a fantastic participation sport, perhaps not the most exciting spectator sport, but definitely entertaining for  the participant. So below are my Top 10 reasons what I think makes this sport so ...

Garmin vivoactive a great sports / smart watch gift idea 2

Garmin vivoactive a great sports / smart watch gift idea
With holiday season here, I though I would give my two cents on what a great watch the Garmin vívoactive has turned out to be. The Garmin vívoactive ?  is a true GPS sports watch with plenty of smart watch like features all at a very affordable price.  This is not a review or in-depth ...

PHP 7 is here! 1

PHP 7 is here!
It looks like the latest edition of PHP has been released, PHP 7 , and it  brings a lot of new enhancements. Its biggest new capabilities are vast speed improvements, rumor has it that its on par with Facebook’s proprietary HHVM project (PHP JIT compiler). There’s a nice write up here over at Kinsta.com of PHP ...

2015 Ashenfelter 8k

2015 Ashenfelter 8k
Belated happy thanksgiving to all. Ran the annual local turkey trot 8k (Thanksgiving morning) , this well known and extremely popular (3000+ runners) Ashenfelter 8k in Glen Ridge ,NJ is a fantastic race, and a nice one to close out my running season.. Weather was perfect today, and had a blast during the race. Check out the ...

2015 Clinton Skylands Triathlon race report

2015 Clinton Skylands Triathlon race report
Last September some friends and I  took part in the 29th annual 2015 Skylands Sprint Triathlon held at the Spruce Run Recreational Area in Clinton , NJ. I was back  here to try and redeem myself against my younger brother, who was also here. This has become our annual bragging rights triathlon rivalry, and after getting caught ...