• Houston Bean Has Arrived

    Houston acquired a Bean! The Bean was in a Chicago storage for 20 years when Houston adopted it. I visited Chicago’s bean, known as “Cloud Gate,” in the horizontal position a few years ago in Millennium Park . When I heard about Houston getting a bean, named “Cloud Column,” I had to go take a… Continue Reading

  • Prince dead at 57

    The artist Prince, 57 years old, has died at his Minnesota home, according to Sheriff.  Prince was battling the flu for the past week and may have contributed to his death.  Prince had hits like “1999”, “Little Red Corvette” In 1982, and completely broke out in 1984 with the movie and music of “Purple Rain”. … Continue Reading

  • Amazon taking on Netflix

    Amazon is taking on the giant Netflix by offering a stand alone streaming service. Amazon will offer the streaming service for $8.99 a month.  This all comes on the heels of Netflix announcing it would begin charging $9.99 in May. 

  • Netflix increases to $10

    Netflix will increase the monthly charge to $10 next month.  Netflix customers and Netflix customers that were grandfathered in paying $7.99 will be paying $10 a month starting in May 2016.  Netflix says the customers affected by the changes will be notified by email. 

  • Powerball is 1.5 billion

    My parents always play the lottery. They occasionally remind me to purchase a Powerball ticket. “You can’t win if you don’t play,” my dad said. The Powerball is now 1.5 billion or $930 million before taxes. Billboards can only display $999 million. I did the math and couldn’t come to terms with taking a lump… Continue Reading