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Adding Another Piece to My Mac-universe?

Posted in: Family, Home by Steve on April 23, 2010

ipadSo after getting my first Macbook, I am again considering adding another Apple product.  This time, it’s not just for me.

The iPad looks like a wonderful device.  I can see myself using it for the web and email quite frequently on the couch and with my son (2 years old already, wow).  The app store would be wonderful for getting game for him to play.  We would be able to play videos and music for him in the car.  We are also embarking on a vacation soon and he is going on his first airplane ride. 

I am looking to minimize the inconvenience for all parties involved, including my son.  I would like to keep his attention for more than an hour watching the Muppet Show or Clone Wars and not thinking about the fact that he is flying.  The pressure changes are going to be hard enough.  Between any apps that I get and the videos, I’m hoping that instead of bringing my laptop, the iPad will be easier to bring with on the trip and take less room. 

I’ve searched and found a few toddler apps on the store, but since I don’t have an iPod or iPhone, this will be my first experience with the app store.  What apps to people with kids install?

I am still mulling over this idea, considering every bullet point before pulling the trigger.  If you have any suggestions, I’m willing to hear them.

Vote for Conner in WGN’s Beautiful Babies Contest

Posted in: Family by Steve on July 6, 2009

Conner WrightBeing proud parents, we entered our son, Conner,  into a “Beautiful Baby” contest being held by WGN Radio in Chicago.   The winner gets $5,000 and a professional photo shoot.  Please show your support to Conner and vote for him as often as possible! 

Here is the link to vote:,0,4750051,permalink.ugcphotogallery?u=underwhelmed

Thanks everyone, and Conner thanks you too!

New Addition

Posted in: Family by Steve on April 18, 2008

I’m pleased to announce the arrival of Conner Matthew Wright to the world. He was born via C-Section today, April 18, 2008 at 12:23 PM. He is 5 lbs. and 19″ long. He and his mother are doing fine. Here is one of his first pictures: