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Nerdgasm

Today was definitely a day for geektastic news. In addition to the arrival of a much-anticipated new video game, I also finally received some very good news on the smartphone front (hint: it has something to do with an iPhone trade-in and a shitload of money from same).

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Somebody Figured It Out

I just came from ordering my wife a new iPhone 5 32GB in white. I have to say, this was the most painless iPhone purchasing experience I’ve ever had. Unlike last year with the delays, the server hitches, the AT&T screwups that cost me my texting plan (I eventually got it back)…this year it was just wait till Apple Store came up, order phone, get confirmation email right away, call it a night.

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This Christmas Lasts a Quarter

My cup runneth over! Those were the words that came to mind a couple of days ago as I took stock of all the exciting things that will soon befall me in the coming days, weeks and month. You’ve heard of “Christmas in July”…well, this is starting to look like “Christmas in the entire fourth quarter of 2011.” It’s just non-stop activity from now through the new year…the arrival of our son Connor, lots of toys (for both the baby and his parents!) and plenty of one-of-a-kind family memories to create and share.

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Preparedness

“You always prepare in advance for everything,” my wife Apple said to me earlier this evening, when I walked in the door carrying a case for my new iPhone which won’t even be here until Friday. “Not just your own stuff, but for Connor too.” Connor is our son, and he’s not here yet, either.

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