Category: Random

  • How Meal Planning Saved our Bacon

    How Meal Planning Saved our Bacon

    We didn’t know it when we did our meal prep, but we were in for a hard week of sickness. One adult was running a high fever and all of the kids got sick too. Without the work we put in on this Saturday, we would have been hard pressed to keep everything together for […]

  • Sledding Fun to Start the Year

    Sledding Fun to Start the Year

    Cynthia and I have never stayed up for New Year’s. We usually head to bed at 10pm, when the fireworks wake us up at midnight we say happy New Year. Then we head somewhere early in the morning to avoid the crowds. This year it was Manning Park BC with the kids for a day…

  • Doing some Christmas Chores

    Doing some Christmas Chores

    Second try at doing a vlog for the day. Today you get to join me as I work to put up shelves in my daughter’s room just before New Year’s. Yup, it took over 3 hours by the time I set up the camera and then did lunch, dishes, snacks…kids seem to eat like hobbits…

  • 6 Awesome Books of 2018 and one that SUCKED

    6 Awesome Books of 2018 and one that SUCKED

    One of the critiques of my reading is the question around how much information could possibly stick if I’m reading more than 52 self-help, business books in a year. The truth is that many of them don’t stick. A bunch of the books feel like repeat information and have a single chapter that stands out…

  • Specialization talk, fixing the problems of specializing on a platform like WordPress

    Lots off good tidbits. Here they talk about the problem with specializing on a platform like CraftCMS or even WordPress. The boom will end and you’ll be in trouble. Here you hear when the research really started. He emailed 50 potential clients to talk about their problem. Here they talk about the importance of having…

  • Should I Read It 028 – Story Driven by Bernadette Jiwa

    Should I Read It 028 – Story Driven by Bernadette Jiwa

    Story Driven by Bernadette Jiwa is all about helping you tell your unique story in a way that stays true to who you are. Purchase Story Driven on Amazon Written review of Story Driven by Bernadette Jiwa If you’ve been struggling with focus, then my next book The Art of Focus is for you. In…

  • Goodbye Facebook Pixel

    I said yesterday that I didn’t care about Facebook enough to change my sharing so I’d be saying goodbye to it. Today I realised I’ve been using the Facebook Pixel on people and that needs to stop. Goodbye Facebook Pixel I never used you for ads anyway and you just slowed down my site and…

  • I’ve got a new podcast and I need your help

    I’ve got a new podcast and I need your help

    I know that some of you have been reading my book reviews. A few of you have even sent me books to read as a gift because you wanted me to dig into it. Well thanks for all of that. As of today I’ve got a new podcast called Should I Read It. This is…

  • What’s on My Desk Mobile Edition

    What’s on My Desk Mobile Edition

    I have two modes of work. Every morning I head out to a local coffee shop and read then write. This is my mobile office and 90% of my writing happens in a coffee shop. So let’s look at my mobile office1. 1. iPad Pro 9.7 This is my third iPad. My first was an…

  • Scott’s Best Reading of 2017

    I’m a reader, and that shouldn’t surprise you. My friend Scott published his list of the best things he’s read in 2017. I also read Perennial Seller1, and The ONE Thing2 in 2017 and concur, they are must read books. The rest of his list is new to me, but is now on my list…