I’m living and breathing the remote work lifestyle (and liking it) with a new family member – the LG Gram laptop. This is the first of a couple blogs where I will share my experiences with this device.

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We welcome back Marc Haskelson from The Compliancy Group to chat about how to run your small business. We explore topics from being a mobile workforce, cutting cost and technology needs. Watch and learn ways to continue

We go across the pond to check-in with Andrew Bettany about how people are learning today. Bettany shares the sunny side with the notion of investing yourself with any and all “downtime” you might be experiencing in the pandemic. Education is

Time to move forward with your better self. There is a time and place to give your time and effort to bring joy to underserved communities and the pandemic has certainly created interesting caring and giving opportunities. One Million Smiles is simple: send greeting cards to senior citizens living in assisted living centers and nursing home to bring a smile to them during these sad and lonely times.

Necessity is the Mother of Invention during the pandemic pandemonium. Last month it was Becky Harrison-Drake, a career school teacher from my former hometown of Anchorage, Alaska that reached out and asked if I (Harry Brelsford) could take her Kindergarten class on a virtual field trip to my Llama Ranch in Dripping Springs, Texas

We’re back with the National Christina Foundation as it continues to ramp and scale to acquire used/old computer stuff (that be equipment) to repair and then return to underserved communities such as students and elderly community.

Today is "Giving Tuesday NOW" and I'm interfacing with a local museum to make a permanent donation of my model sailboat collection for use to both display and use as a rotating exhibit. I accumulated these boats over my 30+ year technology career as I traveled to 46+ countries (my goal was to buy a model sailboat in each country).

We’re back with Ken Dwight – the virus doctor – is hearing a lot from this anti-virus technology community (who would have know his trademark “The Virus Doctor” would have a double-meaning during this era).

New Online Business Models

In every economic cycle there are winners and losers. The coming depression/recession will be no different. For many years I’ve tracked the online ecommerce area with Seattle being the home of Amazon and Avalara (online sales tax calculation solution).


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Seattle-based Michael Fraser is keeping it safe in his home office and he shared with us BIG WIN concerning a Department of Defense (DOD) contract. The win is significant as it’s a door opener to further opportunities.

This is a chronicle of my recent travel experience.

First off let me paint this picture. When I drove to Austin, Texas last Fall to be a snowbird, the trip took about five days and was just under 2,500-miles as I took a long route through Denver, Colorado to attend a three-day Ingram Micro conference (one of the last conferences I’ve attended since – who woulda thought it?).