Category Archive for: Now for Something Personal

So I am 44, Now What

Every year around this time (ie yesterday), I turn a year older and this causes me to sit back and look to the previous year and contemplate what I have done, what I am doing and what I will do. Last year I looked at the number 43 (post has gone missing), and what that…

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Information Overload – Am I Going Crazy or Just Blinded by the Data?

I have to admit it, I am an Information Junky.  My daily fix for Information and Data comes from a multitude of sources and the prospect that 5 days from now I will be incredibly limited in my access to information for 6 days has me already Jonesing.  I have been downloading like crazy and…

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Long Weekend Over – And I Did NOTHING

Summer can now officially begin as the May 2-4 Weekend is behind us here in Canada.  This unofficial start to the summer season has long been held as the first good weekend to put the garden in, open up the cottage, go camping and well…in general let the winter blaws end…for good.  May 2-4 or…

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Throwback Thursday – Tech the World Has Lost – Part 8

As those who follow me on Social Media know, I have started on a quest to find the 17 year old Krispy that is trapped somewhere within the expanding “waste” line that has become my current life.  With all the changes going on in my life, I wanted to really look to a way to…

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Being a Dad is Hard…Dating My Daughter…well Read on

I love being a Dad, it is one of the greatest accomplishments that I have ever done.  I can honestly say that I am proud to be the father of a beautiful, intelligent and mature teenager but the nightmare that is being a father of a Teenage Girl is about to begin for me. I…

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Life is Like a Diamond

This new “Quest” for happiness has led me down some interesting paths to find what it is that I want from my life and how I will be happy in all that I do.  For those that know me, I like to create little subtext stories that relate to the things that I am doing…

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Waking up to Complacency – And Saying "ENOUGH"

There is truly nothing worse than realizing that your life has been filled with wrong turns, mistakes and bad decisions.  Don’t get me wrong, as much as the changes that are going on in my life are painful and challenging…I don’t think that I would change a thing because I would not have become who…

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The Pursuit of Happiness – Part One

There are many times in my 41 years on this planet that I wish I had a do over.  The past seven months have been a roller coaster of emotional traumas and the events that have transpired have forced me to really think and evaluate what is important to me.  I have read books, watched…

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Krispy…Why Linux?

This question has come up in social circles and with customers and colleagues alike over the years so I figured I would share a little insight into why I like Linux, use Linux and promote Linux at every opportunity.  For me, Linux is not just about getting things done and it is not because I…

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Death of a Sales Guy

I have learned many things over my 41 years of wandering around this planet.  Some good, some bad.  I have made friends, the occasional enemy and lots and lots of acquaintances.  I have been working full-time since I was 15 years old, it has not been easy especially when balancing work with school, work with…

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