iPhone alarm tip

I often use the iPhone‘s built-in alarm to wake me up from short naps, or to let me know when a parking meter is going to expire. The other night, though, I discovered another use for it.

As I was preparing to go to sleep, I really wanted to listen to some music as I read and, inevitably, fell asleep with my book crashing to the floor next to me. What I didn’t want, though, was for my iPhone to play music all night and wear the battery down by morning.

Continue reading “iPhone alarm tip”

Beer O-Clock

It’s been about 12 hours since my last missive (I think… I’ve kind of lost track of time), and in the interim, I’ve made a few observations and crossed Europe into Asia.

First things first. I spent most of the day relaxing in the Lufthansa lounge in Frankfurt, enjoying the free drinks (yes, Germans do drink beer at 8 a.m.) free sausages (yes, you can eat too many sausages in one day), and the free shower.

Continue reading “Beer O-Clock”