3 Easy Ways to Clean up Your Computer

It’s spring cleaning!! Even though it is starting to get really nice outside, you might still be spending a little more time on your social media like Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram…etc. Wouldn’t you like to like, share, pin and favorite those posts a little faster? Today is a great opportunity to speed up your computer before you start surfing. You will probably want to use your computer since you are stuck at home and Read More …

Balance and Acoustic Neuromas…Walking the Tightrope

Balance Issues Can Show Itself in Many Ways Depending on factors like size and location of your Acoustic Neuroma, coupled with your age and general health, your balance will be affected somewhat.  I have been affected slightly (and my AN was 4.3cm at its largest diameter). That is not the case for all. I have seen some survivor’s dead lift several hundred pounds and I have heard stories of others needing a cane or walker Read More …

Listener Fatigue. Yes, It’s “a Thing”.

Listener Fatigue affects many people especially if you have suffered through an illness. I have Single Sided Deafness (SSD) caused by an Acoustic Neuroma… Whatever condition caused your deafness, people may not see a reason for it on the surface. You may look fine but believe it or not, it takes a lot of energy to listen all day. Now try doing it out of one ear. Things that binaural people take for granted, like Read More …

What a Bad Network Cable and Being Ghosted Taught me

It had been awhile but I had made a network cable many times before. However, in previous positions I had needed to do this less and less so I never thought it would be a skill I would be tested on. I also thought it weird for it to be part of a second interview. My first interview went well and the recruiter was keeping in contact with me about the opportunity in question. I Read More …

Remember Google+?…Neither Do I

I am writing the title of this article a little tongue in cheek. Of course I know what Google+ is. I have had an account for several years and used it for a small stint in 2014 and for a couple of weeks this year. In December 2018 Google announced that in April 2019, it would be shutting down Google+ services for personal use. Funny though, I only got the announcement via email today? The Read More …

Meditating…How it has Helped

On the advice of my wife and doctor, I have begun meditating. I started noticing a few things about me that lead to this. Firstly, there was the physical. My blood pressure was starting to rise. I was always considered “high normal”. I consider myself somewhat of a healthy eater. I do eat a lot of what is considered heart smart food. However, sometimes you are fighting against genetics. High BP does run in my Read More …

Blogging About Blogging

My wife Jennifer and I have come to a conclusion. We should be more than just partners in marriage (LOL). We have been reading some great articles about personal finance. Actually we were reading different articles but they both pretty much were saying the same thing. They both mentioned that having a side hustle is a good way to have more financial success maybe even financial freedom…. Getting Started We always thought about it so Read More …

How to Unlock a Smartphone for Free in Canada!

I had a bit of an issue over the holiday. I accidentally dropped a phone and it stopped working. It is a Koodo phone and I haven’t finished paying off the tab! So I am going to use an old phone in the meantime. It is not a bad phone it is just a little older and a little slower…… There is just one problem, it is locked to another Carrier. It is not really Read More …

The Proper Way to Dispose of Your Smartphones

I was looking for some software to download after Christmas and I came across a a great CNET Video showing how to properly dispose of old tech. I take this information for granted since I work in this industry. However, I think it is a good idea to share this information with everybody since I am sure a lot of you receive new tech which is probably considered an upgrade from what you had before. Read More …