My Favorites




This area does not yet contain any content.
Hire Me!
Hire Me! Hire me for your writing assignment or event. I'm reasonable and reliable. Also looking for additional writing gigs. Email me at

Each week, Rick joins his buddy Sully to talk tech on the Limpert Tech "SullyCast on ALT 105.7, formerly TalkRadio 640 WGST

Entries in Mother's Day (4)


Limpert Tech "SullyCast" on ALT 105.7 - Mother's Day Gadget and Tech Gifts

Looking for something for Mom for Mother's Day?

Look no further than some of the latest and most useful tech we've seen in some time.
Mother's Day, May 13 is all about Mom!

Rick and Sully talk Mom's Day tech! Have a listen:

1. Bambino Gift Card

Have a day away with Bambino. Bambino is a free membership babysitting app that uses a private social network to connect you to a community of recommended sitters that are trusted by friends and families right in your own neighborhood. They are offering gift cards for last minute gifts for parents! Gift cards are available in all denominations.  What says, "I love you" to a mom more than free babysitting? Whether she uses it for date night, girls night out or even a trip to the spa, mom will appreciate getting some "me time" while knowing her children are safe at home with a trusted sitter.

2. YogaPaws

If Mom is into yoga, she'll love YogaPaws gloves and socks created by Jamie Getzwiller. YogaPaws are made from an ergonomic design that keeps the webbing of the hands and feet happy and comfy while you exercise. The pads encourage correct posture and technique while providing all the comfort and support that Yogi needs. You get that feeling of being barefoot with the comfort and protection of YogaPaws. Get Mom a full set for $29.

3. For the Golfing Mom...  New Balance Minimus Sport

New to the women's collection by New Balance is the NBGW1006 Minimus Sport. The spikeless shoe features a breathable mesh upper with ultralight FantomFit support, and REVlite 4mm midsole for lightweight cushioning and premium responsiveness. The Ortholite insole is designed for long lasting cushioning and wicks away moisture for cool, dry comfort and the NDurance rubber outsole provides maximum durability in high wear areas.
Colors: White, Coral and Pink/Grey
Size: 6-11 in B and D widths
Weight: 6.4 oz.
Suggested Retail: $69.95
4. Secret Message Candles by 54 Celsius

54 Clesius' candles make great Mother's Day gifts and housewarming presents! Simply light the wick, and as the wax melts away, a secret message is revealed at the bottom of the container that says “Thank You”, etc.  Only $9.99 for a quality candle. Available at:

5. Tea Forté
Great tea products at

Mind, Body & Spirit Gift Set
Give her the gift of relaxation and peace of mind with tea and
coordinating accessories from our popular Lotus Collection.
All items come in our foil-stamped gift box. $157
About: Extraordinary teas meet unparalleled presentation for an exceptional experience that could only be Tea Forté.
They work directly with growers that share our dedication and determination to producing the definitive expression of every type of tea we feature. Our ingredients represent less than 1% of all the teas available worldwide. Our diverse, subtle flavors are a result of creating without compromise.

6. The Smarter Coffee Machine

Smarter Coffee is a machine that has a built-in bean grinder and water reservoir so mom can wake up, select how many cups she wants to make and what brew strength she prefers from the Smarter app on her phone while still lying in bed. She can also tell Google or Alexa to make the coffee with a voice command. And, if she needs an afternoon pick me up, she can start a pot brewing from the school pick up line or the grocery store so it’s hot and ready when she gets home. Smarter Coffee is available in the US at Best Buy stores and


Limpert Tech "SullyCast" on Radio 105.7 and iHeartRadio - Mom's Day Tech

It's "Mom's Day"

Mom is busy, she's on the go and she woud apreciate any of these gifts for Mother's Day, and affordable too.

Rick and Sully are here to help. So get Mom something more than a "track jacket."

1.  HyperChiller Coffee Mug/Brewer

Iced coffee is the perfect summer drink and the HyperChiller is a cool coffee mug that turns hot coffee into iced coffee in 60 seconds, easy to use, and there is no work, it does it all. With the HyperChiller your beverage is exposed to the equivalent of over 30 large ice cubes, but protected by two layers of food grade stainless steel — so there's zero dilution in the process of cooling. The HyperChiller also works on beverages like wine, spirits, tea, juice, water, lemonade, sports drinks or any other non-carbonated beverage you’d like cooled quickly. The

HyperChiller is ready when you are. Just leave it in your freezer, then take it out, pour your beverage in and the HyperChiller will rapidly chill it in just one minute. Mom can even use it a couple times in a row. When she's done, just stick it back in your freezer to use again later. It's compatible with all brewing methods and even fits directly into most full size single cup brewers. A bargain for $29.99 at

Flat Out of Heels

If Mom loves to wear wedges and heels, this may be the perfect gift. Unroll a pair of Flat Out Of Heels for comfort and style. The great-looking slip-on ballet flats will bring a smile back to your Mom's face and her feet. Compact enough to fit into any purse or handbag, Flat out of Heels won’t clash with your outfit. From floral prints to metallics, each pair makes a statement without compromising comfort. $14.99-$29.99 at

NapAnywhere Travel Pillow - For Neck Support and Health

Is Mom a frequent flier? Maybe she just deserves a nap. The NapAnywhere is a portable head-support pillow developed specifically by a physician for frequent travelers, or those looking to catch a few z's in a tight place.  This comfortable, portable device can be used effectively while traveling on planes, subways, trains, buses and cars as a passenger. Small and compact, it fits easily into Mom’s carry-on, backpack, diaper bag or purse. The

NapAnywhere is available in five colors, including Crimson, Cobalt, Lime, Pink and Black. It is stain-resistant, and can be wiped clean with either mild soapy water or a light solvent like rubbing alcohol. A carrying pouch is included to help protect the NapAnywhere when not in use. The NapAnywhere® travel pillow is the winner of a 2014 Product Innovation Award at the International Travel Goods Show. Suitable for ages 8 and up and just $49.99 at

The Original Worm

With Mom's busy schedule and her fitting in time for workouts, she's sure to have some aches and pains. Enter The Original Worm, as it is a universal body and muscle massage roller with a “worm-like” design for those constantly on the go! It easily molds to any individual’s body shape to provide support and comfort in all the right places. The small size makes it a breeze to pack for a trip and slip in your carry on. Great for sore feet. Get more information and to purchase, visit Also sold at retailers nationwide and on Amazon. Comes in two different sizes starting at $24 and free gift wrapping for Mother's Day.

5. Nikon D5600 SLR Camera

For those that are really into photography and want to use more than just their smartphone.

The Nikon D5600 delivers.
    Large, 24.2 MP DX-format CMOS sensor delivers high quality photos and videos in nearly any condition
    Always connected to your smart device with SnapBridge for seamless transferring, sharing and remote camera control
    3.2-inch Vari-angle touch LCD lets you swipe, pinch, zoom and even set focus with your fingertips, just like a smartphone
    Advanced 39-point Auto Focus system quickly acquires focus where you want it
    Wide ISO range from 100-25,600 lets you shoot from dawn to dusk with confidence
    Full HD 1080 at 60p video capability with built-in stereo sound... starts at $699



Limpert Tech "SullyCast" on Radio 105.7 - Mother's Day Gadgets

If you haven't started or completed your Mother's Day shopping, Rick is here to help with some tech and gadgets for the "Mobile Mom"

Have a listen as Rick and Sully have moved across the dial to Radio 105.7. 

1.  Acer Iconia 10 tablet- a high performance, full featured Android tablet for $149

Enjoy superb videos, browsing and games on a great 10.1" screen. Everything happens quickly and smoothly thanks to a powerful octa-core1 processor. Plus, this tablet's enhanced touchscreen sensitivity lets you tap, sketch and write with awesome precision.

Preloaded Iconia Suite apps make everything easier. For example, the EZ Tasking app makes the most of the 10.1" screen by letting you view and use two apps at the same time. Write an email while watching a video, or update your calendar while using Google Maps.

All for a price that is a fraction of an iPad!

2. LG G5 smartphone from Sprint  - the latest LG Android smartphone and a great deal from Sprint

$0 down $24 a month for the phone. Sprint is also offering a trade-in credit when bringing in your old phone.
The LG G5 is more than just a smartphone, it's your new best friend. Select Auto Shot on the front-facing 8MP camera, strike a pose and let your phone take the selfie for you. Thanks to the slide-out removable battery, you can swap batteries and power up in virtually no time. Choose one of the LG Friends to connect to your LG G5, like the LG 360 VR and experience virtual reality like never before.

3. Beats By Dr Dre Solo2 Luxe Collection

A luxury line of over-the-ear headphones that sounds great and is under $200
Available in 4 sleek color options: Blue, Red, Black and Silver

Has a more dynamic, wider range of sound with a clarity that brings you closer to what the artist intended you to hear

Framed for a custom-fit feeling with earcups ergonomically angled for a natural fit and optimal comfort + sound delivery

4. Brrr.  Coolwrap and clutch - from an Atlanta-based company (A cool combo)

With hot weather on tap, Mom will love the cool wrap from Brrr and the accompanying clutch.
It's a permantly cool wrap, not as cold as ice, but like a cool breeze. Put clutch in your freezer overnight and it will keep your wrap icy and fresh cool.  $69 on QVC for this exclusive.

5. Davek Alert - the world's first smart umbrella

The world's first smart umbrella offers quality and technology
The Davel Alert and it's sister, the Davek Alert Mini are well made umbrellas that sync to your smartphone and will never be lost or misplaced. Once your umbrella is connected ot your phone, it can send an alert when you leave it behind.

The whole process of syncing your phone and umbrella is simple. Once you have your Davek Alert, download the free iOS or Android app and place your umbrella near your phone for about 60 seconds. Your two gadgets will pair and you are set. Users have the option to turn the "alert mode" on or off for the day. The app comes with a sleek weather module that gives your weather forecast.

You will be alerted when you are separated from your Davek umbrella.


WGST's "The Sully Show" for 5/5/15 - Sea Pines, Stan Smith and Mother's Day Tech

Rick was at Hilton Head island this past week... specifically The Sea Pines Resort and the Harbour Town Golf Links and The Inn at Harbour Town  seeing what is new at Sea Pines.  A new clubhouse at Harbour Town a new pool, etc.

He also had a chance to spend a day with tennis great, Stan Smith. He is who the iconic adidas Stan Smith sneakers are named after.

Have a listen:



With Mother's Day less than 2 weeks away, it's time to look at some Mother's Day tech...  that would make perfect gifts for the active Mom!

1.  Yoga Design Lab - Yoga Mat  -  $50-$68

Blending fashion-forward design elements with innovative functionality and bio-renewable consciousness is key to the Yoga Design Lab approach. From our insulated stainless steel water bottles (reduce your use of plastic water bottles please!), to our hot yoga mats comprised of biodegradable natural tree rubber, to the water based inks used in our printed designs, we can all make a difference with the products we buy.


2.  Wilson Burn 100S tennis racquet

Forgiving feel and control.

Combining Spin Effect Technology with Parallel Drilling provides a very reactive and responsive 18x16 string bed. With the new X2 Shaft, this new line of racquets has extra long handles by shorten the throat to allow players more room for their hands on two-handed backhands. If all of that wasn't enough, these racquets come ready to use with the Sony Smart Sensor.

3.   Keurig 2.0 in special Mother's Day color... Marsala

Retail: 169.99

A Perfect Pairing – Keurig + Marsala
From the satisfying click of the lowered handle to the simple press of the Brew button to the familiar flavor of your favorite beverage, a Keurig® brewer appeals to all of the senses. We partner with 60 quality brands and offer 400 beverages to make sure our Keurig® system gives consumers what they want in taste – and also in looks. It’s not just a coffee maker sitting on a counter; it’s a conversation piece that reflects personal style and design.
Now, for the second year, a Keurig® brewer will be available in the 2015 Pantone Color of the Year, Marsala. A naturally robust and earthy color, Marsala tells a rich color story pairs so well with the curves and edges of our Keurig® 2.0 400 so well. This color is worthy of a consumer’s coveted counter space.

The Keurig® 2.0 400 will be available in Marsala in early 2015, ready to dazzle and inspire kitchens everywhere.

4.    Acer 13 Chromebook  laptop - 13.3 inches

Less than $250

Chromebook 13, which offers a HD screen, an outstanding keyboard and a slim and light design. It's also the first Chromebook to feature Nvidia's energy-efficient Tegra K1 quad-core processor, which provides much longer battery life than competing notebooks.

5.  ScoreBand

Now with a fresh look and even more features, ScoreBand PLAY takes entry level scorekeeping technology to the next level. Three scorekeeping modes (Golf/Tennis/AllScore) plus Time mode give ScoreBand PLAY all you need to keep your game on track.