Video from Our New Orleans Trip

Joanne and I went on a trip in our trailer to New Orleans where we met up with our good friends, Kelly and Joe. The full story will appear on masterofleisure.com, but in the meantime I wanted to make available the videos that we took on that trip. Here they are....

Graduation Crisis

Sometimes, you focus so much on a goal that you don’t think much beyond that goal. For me, I had known for so long that I wanted to be an electrical engineer that I never really thought about what came after graduation. Oh yes, then there’s the story about RIM… High...

Why I Became an Engineer

I knew in Grade 3 that I wanted to be an electrical engineer. My father had introduced me to building balsa-wood model airplanes that you could fly with a model engine. To start those engines, you needed one heck of a big battery. It was essentially a massive D-cell...

Emailified is a Great Email List!

As many of you know, I’ve pretty much just started setting up several web sites, listed on my front page. I was intrigued when Randy Cassingham, author of the hilarious, weekly (and free!) This is True email list, mentioned that he was starting a new email list and...

HP-29C Calculator Returned to Life

Way back in the fall of 1977, I began my studies in Electrical Engineering at the University of Waterloo. I decided to upgrade my calculator to the new HP-29C, a second-generation HP calculator with continuous memory. Earlier calculators in the first generation of HP...

We’re Finally Renovating!

For many years now, this site has consisted of a very plain, simple, static web page stating that we’re just getting started on this website. Back in about November of 2015, I boldly stated that I’d make significant progress in early 2016. Well, we’re finally...