Category: True Life

  • Attempting to Track Down Whoever Hacked My Best Buy Account

    Attempting to Track Down Whoever Hacked My Best Buy Account

    This morning I was alerted to something strange going on with my online Best Buy account. It turns out, someone got a hold of my account, probably by brute force hacking the terrible password I had used, and ordered 2 computers and an iTunes gift card. After a little sleuthing of my own I have…

  • Lake Geneva Weekend – Where Guns are Shot and Cigars are Smoked

    Lake Geneva Weekend – Where Guns are Shot and Cigars are Smoked

    Over the weekend a bunch of us decided to get away from the city for a little while and head up towards Lake Geneva to relax around the campfire, drink, smoke and shoot guns. There’s a small town right on the border of Wisconsin and Illinois called Harvard, where a friend of ours’ family owns…

  • First Weekend With Parker The Puppy

    First Weekend With Parker The Puppy

    We picked up Peter Parker (Parker for short) this past Saturday about 2.5 hours away from our home. He is a Cockapoo which is a mix between a cocker spaniel and a miniature poodle. The drive up was uneventful except for the fact that we were given the wrong address and our cell phones didn’t work… but…

  • Life Is About To Change – Welcome Home Peter Parker the Puppy

    Life Is About To Change – Welcome Home Peter Parker the Puppy

    Beginning tomorrow (March 16th) our family will grow by 4 legs. Peter Parker the puppy will finally come home. “Parker”, as he will be known, is a 9 week old Apricot colored Cockapoo puppy. He comes to us from Homestead Cockapoos, a breeder that was recommended to us by friends. Now I know what you’re…

  • acSlater.com Podcast – Still As Cranky As Ever – 02-05-13

    acSlater.com Podcast – Still As Cranky As Ever – 02-05-13

    Denny sits down with me as we discuss Kevin Bacon’s new show “The Following” as well as the series finale of “Fringe”. We bitch about “How I Met Your Mother” getting renewed for it’s 9th and final season (surprise) and then complain about how much we hate the grocery store. Things come to an end…

  • Lake Michigan Water Levels Are Pretty Low [Pics]

    Lake Michigan Water Levels Are Pretty Low [Pics]

    These are pictures of the Lloyd Boat Launch in Winnetka Illinois. The water levels in Lake Michigan have gotten so low that the boat launch is basically non-existent. I honestly had no clue that the water levels on the lake were becoming so low, but apparently it’s a huge problem for the boat traffic that…