A few years back, I would have scoffed at the notion that I would be able to connect to others and share professionally just by spending a few minutes a day with a smart phone, tablet or computer. Now, I wake up in morning and check my Facebook and Twitter newsfeed and browse through a collection of optically related news items from my Google Alerts. I am inspired on my journey to become a connected optician by others and I feel a sense of community as we build a professional network that grows everyday.
Recently I had the pleasure of having lunch on the patio of a local restaurant with my wife Dr. D. We watched two young mothers arrive with their gorgeous toddlers. Of course I noticed that the two moms were wearing stylish Tiffany and D&G sunglasses. The two toddlers were not wearing sunglasses. Oh yes, Dr. D was wearing her Prada suns with state of the art Radiance polarized lenses by Nikon.
Fast-forward the weekend. Dr. D and I were doing a walk on Grand Bend beach where