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 …

What I am Most Grateful for…

It is during Christmastime you look back at your year and feel gratitude for the last 12 months. You might think more about it on New Year’s Eve but you probably start thinking about it now. I have been out of work for almost nine months and I can tell you what I feel the most gratitude for…..my wife. In the last nine months I have got to see what she does on a day Read More …

Last minute Tech Gift Ideas…

I was watching the news the other night and a great segment came on with Marc Saltzman. I remember him from the days of CFNY Edge 102.1. He kind of got his start there in the late 90’s doing a small radio segment on up and coming tech…. Well he made some great suggestions for tech gifts this year. It had everything to do with what’s trending. Things like, new smartphones, home automation (smart-everything) and Read More …

Where to Recycle Your Electronics in Haldimand-Norfolk

Now would seem like an opportune time to recycle you older electronics. Since it is Christmas, a lot of your older electronics might be replaced with newer ones that you receive as gifts. Please recycle properly. You don’t want them to end up in land fill when so many of the components on them can be reclaimed and recycled into newer electronic goods in the future. Recycling your electronics has been made easy for Haldimand Read More …

The Proper Way to Dispose of Your Ink and Toner Cartridges

I was just thinking of this the other day. My toner cartridge had run out and I was packing the old toner in the the new toner box. It got me thinking how can I do this in an environmentally safe way…https://www.islandinkjet.com/blog/index.php/top-3-ways-to-dispose-toner-cartridges-correctly The above link did the trick. If all else fails, bring it to Island Inkjet. They are usually located in the nearest mall. They can probably recycle it for you!

Starting over again….sort of

I know the picture looks a little dramatic. I also know that it has been awhile since I last posted…..It has been a topsy turvy few months! I have been looking for work for almost 10 months now and I am not employed yet. It is not like I haven’t been getting interviews (I have had 9). It raises the question whether it is better to have bad employment or no employment. I am starting Read More …

Why Iteration is Great For Process Improvement

I have several ash trees that have succumbed to the emerald ash borer so while I am looking for a new opportunity, I am cutting, splitting and stacking wood. It is actually pretty good exercise! What I have found is that I have been employing my IT/Business skills to this task. I split wood with my Dad and Brother when I was younger. It involved us going into the forest on the back of my Read More …

Free Yourself…..Just Say “No”

I was listening to a podcast by Tim Farriss last week and he had a guest on who was narrating his audio book. One of the chapters he was featuring in his podcast was on how to say “No”. I found it fascinating because it illuminated an even greater concept. It is called essentialism….. Essentialism has many meanings but in this case it states that in order to accomplish something, you have to eliminate all Read More …

Removing Your Scleral Lens

I belong to a scleral lens support group on Facebook called My Big Fat Scleral Lens . I have found it very helpful as with all support groups. You get lots of tips and pointers and you get to help too. This post deals with an issue I have been seeing a bit in this Facebook group. It deals with removal of the scleral lens. Now I am lucky as I only have to deal Read More …