Our First Giveaway!


 Hey everyone! We’re giving away a @naturalstatesupply t-shirt to one lucky winner. To enter, simply: 

1) – Like us on Instagram

2) – Like this photo on Instagram

3) – Tag 3 friends in the photo’s comments on Instagram. 

Winner will be chosen on 4/15/2016 and made aware via Instagram. Prize must be claimed by 4/30/2016. Winner may select one product from our online store. Prize value not to exceed $30.00 USD.

Misfit Shine 2

Misfit just launched their second generation smart wearable, the Shine 2. A few years ago, when the original Shine was first launched, it seemed like it could make its way to the wrists of a lot of people based on what it could track for the person, and the fact that wearables were just starting to ramp up in the market. Now that there are TONS of various wearables including the popular WATCH, I’m not sure where the Shine 2 fits in.

I know the LED lights can give different indicators to assist the user with notifications, but now that everything is smarter, it seems that this is an archaic way of receiving notifications. Maybe the $99 price tag will entice 1st gen users or others just getting into the market, but I see more people holding off to get something better.

Chase Utley

USA Today article

The Chase Utley slide that took out Ruben Tejada in game 2 of the NLDS between the Dodgers and Mets was nasty. Not nasty in the “oh you nasty!” way, but in the way that should see him suspended for the remainder of the post-season. I’ve never liked the take-out slide and think it’s just a cheap shot at the middle infielder. 

Quick Plug

Since I’m already here, and for those locals who might be reading this, be sure and visit my photography site, www.dodsonstudio.com. My wife and I are photographers based in Arkansas and photograph a lot of weddings and portraits. I’m revamping the site and offerings, so there are a lot of changes going on.

We’d love to add you to the list!

Arkansas Wedding + Lifestyle Photographers

First Post – No Turning Back

I’ve redone my personal site to be able to bring ramblings and other musings to you more easily. Here is where I’ll share thoughts and news stories on many different – sometimes controversial – topics; they’ll range anywhere from Apple to politics to photography, business and product reviews from everyday items to new things I think are interesting. Nothing is off limits and I have been saving a lot for the right medium and am finally bringing it to light. So, here goes…