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Once upon a time there was this guy who was so enamored with “cloud” computing that he stuck all of his digital eggs in one basket and in the blink of an eye lost it all.

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Most of the time, when I get calls for computer help I can usually figure out how to fix things out instinctively. Why? Well because I examine the contents of the different menus looking for the option that will most likely get me closer to my goal (while keeping in mind whatever it is I’m t…

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There was a time when I remember “executive” courses being popular. These courses were comprised of mostly par-3 holes with a few par-4s thrown in. Par for 18 holes was usually in the low 60s and one could play a full round in about two hours or a little more.

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For several years I have written about senior advocacy: Why it is needed, why it is important, what it can accomplish. The long and short of it is that if no one does anything, seniors will get left further behind in the dust. My New Year's resolution is to do what I can to promote the build…

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As this decade comes to a close, I started thinking about this year. For me, it has been a pretty good year. I looked over courses that I played, people I met, and events that I covered. One moment truly hit me hard. This year marked the 20th anniversary of Payne Stewart's death.

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One of the features that make laptop computers so appealing is the fact that they are portable. With a laptop you are free to roam where you want to.

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One of the things that I’ve noticed over the years is that it’s real easy to forget to pay attention to what the mouse is doing.

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As we prepare to flip the calendar to a new decade, I wanted to take a moment to get a last few things off my chest.

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We have long neglected developing a plan to build affordable housing for current and future residents of Brevard County. No one is really certain of the number that are homeless or the number that need affordable housing. One of the earliest documented needs for affordable housing occurred 2…

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If there is one basic function that everyone is familiar with and yet shrouded in mystery I would have to say that would be the “print” command. Again, everybody is familiar with the print command – click the print button and your printer spits out a hard copy. But the reason it’s shrouded i…

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Merry Christmas! Happy Hanukkah! Happy Kwanzaa! Whatever your religious belief or absence thereof, I want to wish you and yours the very best this holiday season.

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The Drive, Chip and Putt is a joint initiative founded in 2013 by the Masters Tournament, the United States Golf Association, and the PGA of America. The competitions a free nationwide junior golf development competition aimed at growing the game by focusing on the three fundamental skills e…

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Sometimes when computers malfunction, the timing can be coincidental causing you to chase your tail around trying to fix it. Most of the time when your computer starts acting squirrelly, its good practice to consider the last thing that happened right before the problem popped up and then tr…

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I’ve noticed this phenomenon while instructing new computer users: A lost look will come over many new users when asked to click an object because they can’t find it. Usually, I will hear “I don’t have that,” a short pause, and then the inevitable “Oh! Here it is!”

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As a golf writer, I am often asked to try out new products and provide my thoughts and findings to the companies that send them to me. They want feed-back on how well the product works and what I find that may be improved upon.

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Happy Thanksgiving everyone! Any one who knows me knows that I love this holiday. It may have something to do with the combination of food, football and family.

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Cleaning viruses has become an almost daily task. Hardly a week goes by where I don’t have to go head to head with yet another infected system and it seems like I hear the same questions just about every time. I thought I would gather some of the most common questions that I hear and (withou…

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Recent consumer surveys conducted by the major golf ball manufacturers say other than performance, brand name is the most powerful influence on a golf ball purchase.

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After a 38-year career in the Navy and nearly 30 years in Brevard working in elder care, I often run into people from my past. In fact, I never know where the next call for help might come from. Recently I was intrigued by a call to our Helpline because the name on caller ID was the same as …

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The old saying is that “behind every good man, is a good woman”. I’d like to change that to “beside every great man, is a great woman”. Not because I wish to be politically correct, but because I have found it to be true.

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Yes, local restaurants are great, but what if you are not a local and just traveling on the road.

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With the thoughts of Thanksgiving in our near future, fall Mums come to mind. Garden Mums come in many colors and styles. Garden Mums are a staple to the holiday season and represent the end of summer and the beginning of fall. Mums are actually fairly easy to grow and can withstand both low…

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I have worked in the senior care system for 32 years. During that time, I have grown older too, but make it a priority to participate in and support programs that assist us as we age.