Joe Beernink

Monthly Archives: January 2013

My wife recently began having problem with her iPhone 3GS. It would shut off while connected to the Bluetooth system in our car, and the only way it would turn back on was if she plugged it in to a wall outlet. She’s on her phone a lot as part of her job, and without a reliable phone, she’s kinda SOL. We’ve both had our 3GS’s for about three and a half… Read More

I stumbled around a bit in my December TV watching. I went on a Mad Men binge, but may have worn myself out on the exploits of Don Draper at this point. I didn’t watch any through the 11 day Christmas break. I saw one yesterday and was a little ‘meh’ on the whole thing. Maybe I just need to get back into it again. My wife and I continue to enjoy… Read More

It’s the start of a new year, but the legacy of 2012 will not go gentle into that good night. Eleven months ago, I was in the critical care ward in a local hospital, trying to figure out exactly why I had no feeling in most of my body, and why my eyes were beginning to fail as well. My eleven months of recovery has had its ups and downs. December was… Read More

Last year I wrote out my New Year’s Resolutions. And though I failed to achieve many of them, I decided to start of 2013 with more bold and daring promises. While there are things I would love to have happen in 2013 (like never again worrying about Guillain-Barre Syndrome), this list is confined to only the things I have some sort of control over. So, in no particular order, here are my… Read More