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One of the most basic moves one needs to master in order to get anything done on a PC is the "click." Sounds simple and obvious, doesn't it? Well, it is, but as many computer users are finding, it's not necessarily simple. There are a few things that need to be kept in mind in order to maste…

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For the first time since World War II, we are running into shortages of certain foods and other products that many of us have never experienced before and don’t understand why.

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I have a friend who just recently took up golf. He has caught the bug and decided to get rid of his father's old set from the 1960s that he has been using and pick up something a little more advanced in the technology department.

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Clicking things with the mouse is the main way we get our computers to do things – click the print button and the computer prints. Click the Start Button and the Start Menu opens. Click the Copy command and whatever you have selected copies to the clip board. You get the picture.

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One day I was cleaning out a closet trying to make some room and I found boxes of old family photos, and even found boxes of our children’s homework from elementary school.

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Hi everybody and welcome. One look at the plant food section of your local nursery or retail store can make a person literally dizzy. There are so many different a la carte nutrients that sometimes it is hard to understand what they are all for. Today, I am going to discuss a few of those pr…

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One complaint that I often hear is that golf can be a bit boring. There are times when four-plus hours of knocking a little ball around with a stick can become a tad mind-numbing. My buddies and I have come up with some games to mix things up and provide some fun competition. They also give …

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Labor Day is the perfect time to appreciate the labor and union movements that have brought this great nation of ours to the leadership position it enjoys today. Personally I am reminded of the growth of the medical profession and its ability to help people. In particular, I would like to di…

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There is a big difference in supporting individual computer users and supporting small business systems. Sure, I see a lot of the same issues - problems like slow systems, virus-infected machines, and people just not knowing how to use their computers - but when it comes to troubleshooting i…

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As if living through this pandemic has not been tough enough, now we must deal with the time of year loathed by all golfers. As courses ready themselves for the fall and winter season, golfers across this land will swear at every course superintendent.

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The past couple of months I have been talking a lot about getting your yard ready for a storm. This week, I want to talk a little about the cleanup process after a storm. I want to share some of the tips I found useful while cleaning up after storms over the years.

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I just came home from some knee surgery. Like all chefs, we have to get body parts worked on from time to time like knee replacements, back surgery and bunionectomies.

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From the time I moved to Florida in 1977, I have lived in Brevard and St. Lucie Counties. I honestly thought that, with the exception of a few private courses, I had played pretty much every course available from the Treasure Coast to the Space Coast. I was wrong.

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This year, 2020, has been one heck of a weird ride thus far. So many of us have needed help, given help, and more. There are true heroes among us. Over Labor Day weekend, it will be your turn to be a hero as well. You can be a be a hero to those who defend our freedom and their families.

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This week, I thought we would talk about how everything in the computer is connected. By connected I don't mean by wires and other mechanical means, but internally, through the computer's filing system.

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One of the questions that I am asked frequently by people who are looking to buy a new computer is whether the machine they are looking at has enough RAM.

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I have two passions in my sports life. Golf and auto racing. As much as I've played golf over my entire life, only over the past five years or so have I gotten back into auto racing.

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Hi everybody and welcome! Almost everybody likes the fresh taste of citrus, whether it be oranges, grapefruits or tangerines. Sometimes the sweetest most delicious fruit can come from trees that you raised yourself in your own backyard. Today, I am going to talk about growing citrus in your …

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As I went through my e-mail this morning (deleting all the spam one e-mail at a time) I couldn't help but notice the number of "phishing" e-mails I was getting.

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It is easy to get wrapped around the axle talking about senior care and how to pay for it, types of care, transportation, living accommodations, etc. While these issues do affect our ability to live comfortably and within our means, it is equally important to remember our family, friends, an…

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What have likely become the oddest times of my life, took a turn toward normalcy this past week. It took until August, but the golf world was finally treated to the first men's major of the year. The 102nd PGA Championship, originally scheduled for mid-May, was finally held at Harding Park i…

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It has been ten years since Meadowood Golf & Tennis Club in Fort Pierce changed its name back from Panther Woods to Meadowood. The last decade has been pretty good to the course and the course to the Treasure Coast.

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One of the things I often hear when I ask a new user what they want to learn about their computer is, "I want to learn how to download."

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Many years ago, back when I was in high school, I used to play a course in Melbourne called “Harbor City Municipal Golf Course”. The course changed names many years ago and is now known as “Mallards Landing Golf Course”.

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Hi everybody and welcome! Everybody needs a good luck charm and I can’t think of a better way to go then with a lucky Bamboo. These interesting plants are extremely tough and surprisingly easy to care for. These plants do not require a lot of light and can grow in many places where other pla…

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There is one computer related topic that keeps generating one question after another. It’s a topic that everybody knows about and yet most of us are guilty of not taking it seriously enough. And those of us who do take it seriously are often doing it wrong. What is it that I’m writing about …

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Hi everybody and welcome! When you visit your local nursery if you are like most people, you are always trying to find plants that are colorful and different. One plant you should consider is a colorful gem known as the Orchid.

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Helping people with their computers over the phone is challenging. That’s why the first time someone calls me for help we usually spend the first 10 minutes or so ignoring the problem they’re calling about and focusing on getting connected. Once I’m connected to their computer then I can get…