Wing It

One of the most useful traits or skills that was ever passed down or taught to me has got to be the ability to “Wing It”.  I really didn’t see this as that big of a deal until I began paying more attention at how unskilled some others in this world are not able to…

I’m a Geek…this is not the news

So anyone that knows me understands that deep down inside I am a geek.  I like computers and technology.  Yesterday one of the greatest minds for technology stepped down from his post as the CEO of Apple.  Ironically I am sure my MacPro start-up drive decided to fail in protest. The very first computer I…

Wisdom…when do you get it?

Okay…so I am going to take a break from the posts about my roller coaster life and pay tribute to those in my life that have passed on some wisdom that I am trying to share with those around me that apparently don’t have it. My dad told me a long time ago that “you…

Too Many Places to Be at Once

So far the hardest part of the big job change has been balancing training my replacement and dealing with new projects at my new company.  They hired me because they are at a point where they need my help and I am excited to jump right in, but I have been working at my old…

Tokyo, Japan – Part 1

Going through Tokyo Part 1 Tokyo is a well-documented city in terms of tourist options. You can open up any travel guide and pick out anything from that book and you are guaranteed to enjoy it. So, I will suggest some of my favorite activities: Spending the New Years New Year is the biggest holiday…

Toronto, Canada

August 2009, I was able to travel to Toronto for a conference.  The flights were not bad, customs was a breeze.  We had heard that Canadian customs was a bear but we must have lucked out because it was not tough at all.  Once we arrived at the airport the we had arranged for a…