I talk. You listen. But it’s okay if you don’t. 😁😂

Afternoon with the grands

I know everyone says they have wonderful grandkids. But let me tell you, these babies are awesome. And the best thing about them? They adore us! We are so lucky. #grandbabiesrock

Vaca Tunnel Traffic

It wouldn’t be a proper vacation without a traffic jam at the HRBT.
Grandma with her babies and nieces on her 80th birthday

Grandma’s 80th birthday celebration

Grandma with the babies on her 80th. 😁 👑 🎂... and lookie who else from Florida, Texas, and Alabama surprised Grandma on her 80th. 😄 👑 🎂
Bus & Bean Coffee on the morning commute

Bus & Bean Coffee on the morning commute

I can't say enough about the team at Bus & Bean Coffee. The coffee, whether light, medium, or dark roast, is spot-on. Order yours now at BUSANDBEANCOFFEE.COM. They even have free delivery on the Peninsula.
KP and Mom at the beach

Happy Birthday, Mom!

You've made the world a better place during your 80 trips around the sun. I feel blessed to have been here for most of them. Thank you for loving us, taking care of us, and teaching us. We love you. Happy birthday, Mom!
70s slang

When and where to use slang

Here's my old guy moment of the week. Slang -- when and where to use it.

Depth and length of podcasts

Where do you sit on podcasts? I have a couple in my gallery that are over an hour each week. But then I have others that I can consume inside of 15 minutes each. I think I prefer the shorter podcasts so that I can listen to multiple storytellers…
Déjà Vu (50th Anniversary Deluxe Edition)

Déjà Vu, near vocal perfection

Ideal Sunday morning listening -- one of the greatest albums every created. CSN was undisputedly vocally perfect, and their addition of Y made them a great rock supergroup!Déjà Vu (50th Anniversary Deluxe Edition)Crosby, Stills, Nash &…
May 20th holidays

What’s going on today?

Strive to be a millionaire, eat some strawberries, ignore the quiche 🤮, and love on your rescue dog. All in one day!Check out keithparnell.com/holidays for more fun holidays. Do you have a favorite?
Gene Wilder

The Great Social Experiment of 2020-21

"A social experiment is a type of research done in fields like psychology or sociology to see how people behave in certain situations or how they respond to particular policies or programs." Where does your opinion sit in the Great Social Experiment…
Apple CarPlay

Apple CarPlay, yes. iPhone, umm, not so much

I think most people know this, but hear ya go -- instructions on using Apple CarPlay in your vehicle. This just may be the best piece of software associated with the inadequate iPhone 12 Pro Max. CarPlay is the real deal. Thanks Mashable…
KPNP's bar

Cocktails & Jazz Saturday Evening

The important ingredients are ready for a solid Saturday evening of cocktails, desserts, and live jazz. "For me, music and life are all about style." -Miles Davis
Glass of scotch whiskey alongside an open decanter on a bar counter or table with additional empty glasses

We honor you today

May 15th: What a day! We reverently honor a lot of deserving people today.International Astronomy DayInternational Family DayNational Armed Forces DayNational Chocolate Chip Cookie DayPeace Officers Memorial DayAnd not to be forgotten:World…
school crossing guard

The friendliest crossing guard

Crossing guards look like they would be nice. I wave to all school crossing guards. Does that make me weird?
Think with Google

How 3 top brands transformed their video ad strategies

A return to the TV screen is hardly a return to traditional media. In the U.S., the number of people who streamed YouTube or YouTube TV on their TV screens in December 2020 increased by 20% from the start of the year. According to Brian Albert,…
old fashioned cocktail

Alcohol to-go is the new norm

Texas joins nine other states today to make alcohol-to-go a permanent law. Arkansas, Wisconsin, Montana, West Virginia, Kentucky, Ohio, Iowa, Oklahoma and Georgia, along with Washington, D.C. have all joined the party. #restaurantmarketing…
National Nutty Fudge Day

Today is National Nutty Fudge Day

Sweeten your taste buds with a dose of delicious nutty fudge on National Nutty Fudge Day this May 12. #foodmarketing Every piece of fudge tastes a little bit better with a small sprinkling of nuts on top, doesn’t it? That is exactly…
National Odometer Day

Today is National Odometer Day

We’re always up for a long drive and, this time, we are driving straight to odometer-ville with National Odometer Day, which is celebrated yearly on May 12. We were unable to uncover the founder(s) of this day but we do know that the celebration…
Colonial Pipeline gas shortage

Where are gas shortages happening?

If you listen to our local media, you'd think we are running out of gasoline for our cars. Let's use our brains people. We'll be fine this week. No need for hoarding gas, err toilet paper, err hand sanitizer ...
National Receptionists Day

Today is National Receptionists Day

They’re overworked and under appreciated. National Receptionists Day on May 12 (second Wednesday each May) is our chance to show these men and women that we truly know who runs the office. We salute you!
application tech job

Unemployment Numbers vs Jobs Available

The latest unemployment numbers show 8-10M people out of work in the United States. Today's reports on CNBC are showing 8M jobs are available for workers. Hmmm. I know for sure that our restaurants* are stru-ggah-ling to find people willing…
National Limerick Day

Today is National Limerick Day

National Limerick Day, held every year on May 12, pays homage to the man who made the short poems widespread – Edward Lear. Lear was an English poet who is known for his nonsense-style, often writing with made-up words, telling tales of…

COVID-19 Vaccine number 2 down

Vaccine #2. Doing my part to get the #covid so you don’t have to. #yourewelcome

The death of demographics in advertising

No longer should generic, space-filled demographics guide our marketing activities. Psychographics has overtaken the need for demographic data sets.

Are the Olympics a no-go?

According to Morning Brew, ~60% of Japan wants the upcoming Olympics canceled. Tokyo is under a state of emergency due to Covid-19. Japan has the lowest vaccination rate among wealthy nations. Your thoughts?

What does this mean for Virginia?

North Carolina has declared a state of emergency tonight due to the Colonial Pipeline outage that was caused by a cyber-attack. What about Virginia? Will Governor Weasel man up? The localities could certainly use the funds that a state of emergency…

Blowin’ Zaps

I'm diggin' zaps much more than anything buffer or dlvr.it has ever offered. What's your new tech that you've discovered that works for you?
video call

A perspective from one of the most influential CEOs in the world

Jamie Dimon said clients told him that in cases where JPMorgan lost business to rivals, it was because "bankers from the other guys visited, and ours didn't."
Apple AirTag

Apple AirTag?

Did you pick up your Apple AirTag this week?
Bus & Bean Coffee website

Did you see Bus & Bean Coffee?

Have you experienced our latest project yet? Take a tour, busandbeancoffee.com, through Bus & Bean Coffee's new online store.  KPIL designed, developed, configured, and launched B&BC's eCommerce presence which looks to…