Most of TIRL's readers are family, friends, and colleagues (THANK YOU for being loyal fans!). As a result, most of you know about my former life as a tennis player. For any readers that don't fall into the above categories (I love you guys too!), I'll provide some brief context. My parents put a tennis racquet … Continue reading The Hamptons Life + Away Suitcases
Did I mention that blogging is hard? I absolutely love to write, and I have a deep passion for the subject matter that I write about, and it's still really, really hard. We traveled non-stop from the end of July through Labor Day, so posting consistently was a challenge. I think it will get easier as … Continue reading Tech Bytes
Note: In this post I'm sharing my thoughts and commentary on the new iPhones that were announced on Tuesday. I'm also addressing the big things to consider as you decide whether to upgrade or not, and walking you through how to pre-order the new phones. If you want a breakdown of the technical specs and … Continue reading The Great Upgrade Debate
Yes, I realize it's not Christmas. Or Thanksgiving. Or really close to any fun, major holiday (or at least one that revolves around eating myself silly), but it's still one of my favorite times of the year. Why?! Because around this time every year, Apple announces a new iPhone (HOW new is often debatable), as … Continue reading It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year!
We're in Southampton for a long weekend, and can I just say how amazing it is to live like the 1% for a few days? This place is basically an incredible alternate version of reality. The houses, the clubs, the restaurants, even the LANDSCAPING for goodness' sake. All amazing. But at the same time, it's … Continue reading Tech Bytes
The trip posts keep coming! I swear we don't travel THAT much, but our travel IS heavily concentrated in the summer months when it's a bazillion degrees in New Orleans and you can't even walk from the front door to the car without feeling those dreaded beads of sweat forming on your back. Pretty much … Continue reading Cooling off in Telluride + Fujifilm Instax Camera
Time for another round of random @#%$ I found around the internet! This was my first week back in the office after being at Bank School for 10 days. Everyone knows how that goes. The week you return is a whirlwind. You feel like you'll never catch up. Your coworkers treat you like you've been gone for … Continue reading Tech Bytes