Fan Expo Canada 2014

I wasn’t even planning on going to Fan Expo this year.  I’ve been pretty much every year for the last eight years, and this year I thought I’d skip it. Then some stuff happened, and I realized I’d like to see my friends, some of whom I only get to see once a year.  So… Continue reading Fan Expo Canada 2014

You Need a Mission and a Vision

You Need a Mission

Knowing what your company stands for helps separate a good company from a bad one. Setting a mission provides you with a compass, but a vision establishes where you want to go.

See You Around Mike

Chris, Mike, Brian at the Goretorium

  Today is my friend Michael Halliday’s last day at work.  I’ve been at Info-Tech for seven years, he’s not the first person who’s left, and he won’t be the last…but he’s the one I’ll miss the most. It all started when I didn’t hire him. Mike came in for an interview at Info-Tech with… Continue reading See You Around Mike

Why I Love Drawing Bears

A few people have asked me why I have been drawing bears so much in the last two years, it all started out innocently enough. I drew a not-very-good picture of a doofy looking teddy-bear creature on a post-it-note, and put the caption “Socially Awkward Bear” on it.

Our Disney Cruise

Clan Garside sailed the majestic Disney Magic from February 24th through 28th, and while it was a welcome break from the ridiculous winter that we’ve been dealing with back home, it wasn’t exactly the “magical experience” that others have raved about. We’ve been on two other cruises, both by Royal Caribbean…and we were recently spoiled… Continue reading Our Disney Cruise