Best of 2018 Motivation: Alexa, Turn Around This Lousy Day

By Shelby Skrhak / December 28, 2018 / 0 Comments

[Editor’s note: Merry Christmas! This week, we’re taking time off to focus on our loved ones, so we are sharing some of our favorite stories from this year. Keep an eye out for our top features from the archives as we rest and get ready for a brilliant 2019! Cheers, from Candy and the entire […]

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Alexa, Turn Around This Lousy Day

By Shelby Skrhak / June 8, 2018 / 1 Comment

“What am I doing wrong in this world,” my husband asked, walking out the door one Monday morning, a lousy day that began wrong right from the start. Blasting us awake, Livin’ on a Prayer streamed loudly on our Amazon Echo Dot that we use as our alarm clock. Though we’re an Amazon-enabled home with […]

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Digital Living: With Internet-Enabled Devices, The Smart Home Is The Tattletale House

By Jon Anderson / March 21, 2017 / 3 Comments

In Edgar Allen Poe’s Tell-Tale Heart, the writer gets away with murder, boasting at seating detectives above the buried body while being interviewed. Good planning and credible acting were all that were required. In Arkansas, a murder case is winding through the courts.  Three men watched sports, got drunk, hit the hot tub and the […]

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