June 2007

Photos: Weekend In Review

by derek on June 17, 2007 · 2 comments

First and foremost, I’d like to take a moment to wish all of the fathers out there a Happy Father’s Day and hope that you have the chance to share some special time with your loved ones today. As I mentioned yesterday we went to see Blue Man Group and that turned out to be […]


Fun Day In The City

by derek on June 16, 2007 · 3 comments

Yesterday we took the kids to the Discovery Center Museum to meet Nathan Sawaya and see his The Art of the Brick exhibit. His sculptures are simply amazing to see in person and can really humble you if you remember the things you may have built with LEGO. The kids had a chance to meet […]


How To Improve Public Bathrooms

by derek on June 14, 2007 · 22 comments

Take a moment and imagine the following scenario, which you have probably experienced at least once before. You are out for dinner with your family or friends and you need to use the bathroom. While you are in the bathroom, you notice someone else that has used the facilities and then exits without washing their […]


LEGO More Than A Toy

by derek on June 13, 2007 · 8 comments

By now you have probably seen the recent articles and buzz surrounding Nathan Sawaya, a man that has made the transition from being an attorney to a LEGO artist. Sawaya has a national touring exhibit, The Art of the Brick, that is touring around the country. With both of my children being very interested in […]


If You Build It, They Will Come

by derek on June 12, 2007 · 3 comments

When I first started this blog I never realized that time would go by so quickly. It feels like just yesterday that I was welcoming you to this new blog and now I sit back and see that three months have rapidly elapsed. It has certainly be an exciting three months that have been filled […]


Speedlinking – 11 Jun 2007

by derek on June 11, 2007 · 4 comments

For this round of Speedlinking, I am going to share some link love with the people that helped me reach one of my blogging goals for the month of May. The goal being highlighted here was related to networking and becoming more active on the social networking sites, as I stated that I wanted to […]


From Burnt Cheese To Burnt Fingers

by derek on June 10, 2007 · 18 comments

The last time I posted I was sharing my escapade with cheating death due to inadvertently turning on one of the gas burners on the oven and not realizing it until the next morning. Since that experience, I’ve attended a private screening of a new movie and enjoyed a Little League baseball game. That was […]


Cheating Death Or Burnt Cheese

by derek on June 7, 2007 · 26 comments

Tuesday night I arrived home from work around 8:00pm and spent a little bit of time with my kids before reading them their bedtime stories and wishing them pleasant dreams. Around 9:30pm I headed downstairs with my stomach growling from not having any dinner yet and I opted to toss a French-bread pizza into the […]


Blogging For Money – May 2007

by derek on June 6, 2007 · 19 comments

As many new site authors are aware, trying to monetize your website can be a very difficult process and requires a considerable amount of work to find the right balance. This series of posts is my attempt to shed light on the process that I am taking to see what does and does not work […]


Google Script Error Wreaking Havoc

by derek on June 5, 2007 · 7 comments

This error was just brought to my attention but it appears that people using Internet Explorer are experiencing a Google script error on any page that is loading a Google AdSense ad block. After testing numerous pages that all use Google AdSense, I have confirmed that they all are experiencing this error when viewing the […]