Bear mountain hiking..

Bear mountain hiking..
Last week a few friends and I went to Bear Mountain to hike and do some photography. Wanted to try out my “new” Sony A6000 and the Mavic. Take a peek at the video. Here’s the hike we did up to Bald mountain. https://www.nynjtc.org/hike/bear-mountainharriman-state-parks-0 Some things that I learned from this hike … Be sure to ...

2017 Rutgers Unite 13.1 half

2017 Rutgers Unite 13.1 half
This year Rutgers 13.1 fell on the same day as the Cherry Blossom 10k , so Christine and I decided to do Rutgers 13.1 (last year we sided with Cherry Blossom 10k) , Christine and I once again were back to take on the Rutgers/Unite 13.1 half marathon. Weather was perfect clear blue skies and ...

new hobby drone photography – drones and aerial photography (aka Quad copters)

new hobby drone photography - drones and aerial photography (aka Quad copters)
So I have had my eye on getting a drones (formally known as a quad copter) or UAV in FAA parlance ) for a while. I had started seeing the DJI Phantom series of drones pop-up here and there and had always been curious and intrigued by the flying camera. But I could never rationalize ...

Honest review AnyMote and Amazon Echo (“Alexa”) as a universal TV Remote control 7

Honest review AnyMote and Amazon Echo (
I recently picked up Anymote, hoping to use it as an way to voice control my TV channel viewing. AnyMote is a universal Smart Remote Control hardware and software solution that allows you to control all of your home’s infrared and WiFi devices like TVs, stereos, set-top boxes, media players, Bluetooth speakers, lights, cameras, and ...

Everything you need to know, how to buy a used car on Craigslist 1

Everything you need to know, how to buy a used car on Craigslist
I have purchased my last three personal vehicles on Craigslist (CL) and have landed some great deals, saving thousands of dollars in most cases. It’s my personal belief  that CL is the best way to score tremendous deals on auto and truck sales, if your willing to do a little of the leg work and ...

Uber proves we don’t have a free market economy 2

Uber proves we don't have a free market economy
Uber the ride-sharing alternative to traditional taxi services, highlights one of the big myths of modern capitalism, that  one of the central tenants of a functioning capitalistic system is that of a strong  Free market economy. I feel we don’t have a true free market or worse have a corruptible free market, where those with money and ...

2016 Nations Triathlon – Washington DC

2016 Nations Triathlon - Washington DC
This year I took advantage of TriRock’s discounted 2 Olympic triathlon early registration special rate   and this was my second TriRock race (its part of TriRock series but without the the name TriRock.. go figure ) . The race is Washington DC’s main triathlon. The race now has both Sprint and Olympic distances in the same ...