Merry Christmas from Arizona

Last weekend Katie and I traveled to Phoenix, Arizona for an early Christmas with her family (after an even earlier Christmas with my extended family over Thanksgiving). As in years past, it was a total blast! The twist was that this year we had a very active holiday. We arrived Thursday afternoon and were treatedContinue reading “Merry Christmas from Arizona”

Houston Great Pumpkin Run 5k Race Report

Saturday I set a new PR at the Houston Great Pumpkin Run 5k. In the week leading up to the run I had a sore throat and even lost my voice (while yelling all night at a Huey Lewis and the News concert, so it’s my own fault), so I made a morning-of decision whetherContinue reading “Houston Great Pumpkin Run 5k Race Report”

Magical Weekend in Florida

Last weekend we went to Florida to celebrate our nephew’s sixth birthday! It’s been years since I’ve been and a great deal has changed since the last time I was there. Katie and I flew in Thursday and were immediately treated to a wonderful dinner of fish tacos at my brother’s new house. Both heContinue reading “Magical Weekend in Florida”

I Out-Googled Google

Last week a friend, former professor of mine, and leading authority on computer security posted on Google+ a recommendation that people who have Google accounts should enable two-factor authentication. Basically this means that, if Google doesn’t recognize your device or location, it asks you for confirmation via another medium (phone or text) in case yourContinue reading “I Out-Googled Google”