Interesting morning in Indianapolis. Got an alert from the WTHR app & turned on the scanner. Police report this guy was hitting 120 mph on the interstate (although according to TopSpeed.com the limit is estimated at 108 mph). Luckily no one was seriously injured when he blew the intersection and T-Boned another motorist, throwing that car on the sidewalk and striking a cyclist.
From WTHR – Indiana Metro Police have identified a man arrested Thursday morning after a high-speed chase that ended in a crash in downtown Indianapolis… [MORE]
Took the boy to an Indian’s game last Friday night. I was hoping the bad weather would miss us and then this happened in the bottom of the 6th…Then the sky opened up and let loose a pretty big downpour. We were just far enough up in the lower level box seats to have some cover. We waited around for an hour & called a night. Hoping to go back for another Friday night game and see the post-game fireworks!
It’s been far too long since my last blog post so I thought I’d do a summary post detailing what’s been going on with my life…
Decided to try the iPad out again. Picked up a 32GB Wi-Fi unit and I’ll have to admit it’s far superior to the Gen 1 device I had years ago. Better screen, faster performance, and great battery life. I also purchased a Logitech Ultrathin Keyboard Cover and the combination is great! I find myself using the pair in meetings and when I’m out and about wanting to get online.
To go along with the iPad I added a Verizon “Jetpack” 4g Mi-Fi device to the tool kit. After finding out my internal aircard in the trusty Lenovo X200 was not capable of being upgraded to a 4g data unit I took the plunge. This is the device to have for mobile data. Initially the battery life was pretty sub-par but the addition of the extended battery gives me all the time I need and the speeds are nothing short of amazing.
My son & I attended Dig IN A Taste of Indiana and I was VERY impressed with the event. GREAT food and a lot of variety. We’re going to make this an annual event and I encourage you to check it out next year (August 25, 2013).
International Geocaching Day was on August 18 and we made sure to log a cache that day to get a special badge on our online account. The 2 caches we manage also got a lot of activity that day from the event.
If you’re looking for a location based app for your reminders the Checkmark app for the iPhone is one to check out (no pun intended). It reminds you of things when you are at a specific location vs date and time. Very handy when you want to be reminded to do something when you get home or arrive at the office.
I’m working downtown with a new client and spending a few days during the week down ther . It’s been a while sine I’ve spent this much downtown and I’m really happy to be doing it again. Speaking of Downtown I’ve been going to King David Hot Dogs on a semi-regular basis. Not only is it a quick eat it’s delicious! This is not your ordinary wiener. This thing is a 1/4 pound beef dog that will fill you up.
I’m sure I’m missing a few things but as you can see the summer has been a busy one. I was talking to Eddie V the other day & we want to start the Man fights Back Podcast up again. Been far too long since we recorded an episode and I’m sure we have plenty of content to fill a few shows. I’ve also thought about doing a weekly Podcast that summarizes the events on IndyScan.com. It’s still in the developmental phases but you might see it soon on the Blog.
My daughter & I are headed out to Crown Hill Cemetery to do some more photography experiments. I’ve never been to Crown Hill but it sounds like a great place to photograph still life (no pun intended) as well as some great Indianapolis city landscapes.
We’re always looking for great places to shoot so if you have any suggestions we’d love to hear from you!
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