Photos, Cameras, Video at #DadChat by #Samsung

We all want to preserve our best family memories? What do YOU use? A still camera, cell-phone, video-cam, tablet, or do you sketch in charcoal? Samsung is sponsoring this week’s #DadChat – just in time for Mother’s Day – on Thursday, May 9 from 6:00 – 7:00 p.m. PT/9:00 – 10:00 p.m. ET, and giving away two amazing prizes! Our discussion, as always, will center around our community and this oh-so-relevant topic to everyone. How do we best preserve our memories? How do we share them? Which platforms do we use? What software? What do YOU want – feature-wise – in YOUR camera?

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Internet Dating 101 and How I Met My Wife

When I got separated and then divorced six years ago, the world of dating had gone through a change.  Internet dating was well underway and the quaint idea of friends introducing you to other friends seemed to have gone the way of the horse and buggy.  There were still bars and clubs, but those options didn’t appeal to me when I was young enough to consider them, and when my hearing was still good enough to survive the over-the-top decibels in such environments.

So, it was a brand new world for this middle-aged guy, and Internet dating was the method-du-jour.  I had my two young sons full-time so dating of any kind meant babysitters, or meeting during school hours.  Later, the issues became how much to disclose to the boys and when and if I should introduce them to a date. read more