May 6, 2019 Henry Brown

Take a good look at the smartphone you carry with you every day, everywhere.  If you’re like the vast majority of people, your daily activities revolve around – or at least depend on – that ultra-powerful handheld device.   Ever wonder how it works? Did you know that a smartphone has several thousand times more computing power than NASA’s Apollo Guidance Computer (AGC)?  The AGC is what guided Apollo 11 to the first moon landing in 1969.  Think of that!  It’s truly incredible. Your smartphone today is an astounding wonder of technology.  And the lifeblood of the engineering wizardry in that…

March 12, 2019 Henry Brown

Credit Counselling or Consumer Proposal? Many Canadians find themselves struggling to pay off debt, and are asking this question. High interest rates on credit cards sometimes make it difficult to get ahead if you can only afford to make minimum payments. With all of the advertising saying this company or that company can help you with your debt, who should you choose? Non-Profit Credit Counselling A non-profit credit counselling agency offers what is called a debt management program (DMP), also known as a debt consolidation program. The agency will contact your creditors and negotiate a 0% interest payment, so that you’ll only…

March 11, 2019 Henry Brown

It’s tough to pinpoint the exact day and time in line planer bridle fishing became “a thing”.  What we do know is that the technique has been used for over a decade with marked success. The first anglers to incorporate bridles to their spreads were charter Captains, but now, you can find a planer bridle set-up on most any serious offshore fishing boat, up and down the East Coast. The planer bridle developed as charter boat Captains sought a way to put more fish in the box.  Use of inline planers allows you to utilize a lot more drag, shortening…

January 24, 2019 Henry Brown

A Phone Case Choose Your Own Adventure! When you buy a new cell phone, you need a new case or pouch to protect it. Mobile phone cases protect your phone, that’s what they should do. A generic pouch or case will protect from light damage and occasional short drops to the floor, but a case can do so much more than protect your investment. They can add style and panache to your life, carry your money and cards, in addition to protecting your precious cargo. Before you upgrade, you may want to consider the following. Research Available Mobile Phone Cases…