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Today for lunch, a 2.48-mile walk

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Today for lunch, I had a 2.48-mile walk. I was able to get some sunshine and be rained on a bit all in the span of 42 minutes. I was thinking of grabbing a cup of soup from somewhere, but I really needed to clear my head more than I …

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Problem with Apple Weather app on iOS

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There’s something weird happening with the Apple Weather app for iOS, the stock one that you have probably replaced with a better one anyhow. But I digress; accuracy matters no matter what the situation. My wife gets the credit for noticing it first. Note the photo to the left and …

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What movies give you chills at the end?

There are certain movies that give you a feeling inside – chills, for lack of a better term. I’m not talking about horror movies and things like that, I’m talking about movies that send a message or have an outcome that resonates. The most interesting ones to me are those …

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Fall is the best time of the year

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I know I’m not the only one, but I really love fall. I love the snow in the winter and the first warm day after an especially bad one, but there’s something about fall that just makes me happy. Fall has a certain smell, and no it’s not pumpkin spice. …

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I love my Apple Watch, but …

Let me start by saying that I love my Apple Watch. I love glancing down and instantly seeing the temperature. I love reading and responding to text messages without having to remove my iPhone from my pocket, even if responding via Siri is far from perfect. I love knowing the …

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The trouble with Twitter Moments

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As someone who has been using Twitter since 2008, I was not particularly excited about its new product Moments. Advertised as a curated way to keep up with the best of Twitter organized by subject, my first thought was … why would I need that? I follow the accounts I …

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Cotton candy and my sweet memories

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About as random of a post as you’re likely to get from me, but I’m a sucker for a memory. I should clarify that. At 42, my short-term memory is terrible. Ask me what I had for breakfast? Ok, that’s easy, because it was coffee. But ask me what I …

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The power of great customer service

I’m a sticker for customer service – good, memorable customer service. I am a firm believer that there’s no other kind. I’m not exactly sure when this quest for perfection began, but I’m assuming it has a lot to do with every job I’ve ever had being in the customer …

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Chicago Marathon 2015

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If it’s October, it’s time for the Bank of America Chicago Marathon. Each year I go out to watch, cheer, photograph – and this year Periscope for the Chicago Tribune. 45,000 runners, and I’m always amazed and inspired by all of them. Think about it. What were you doing this …

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Homeless in Chicago: Show some kindness

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I recently had the opportunity to take a staycation. I don’t often take time off of work, and usually when I do it coincides with a planned trip somewhere. But this time, I just wanted some time to rest, think and reflect. In the mornings I found myself at my …

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