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March 2021 Legislative Update

OVERVIEW The Maryland General Assembly has passed its half way mark of its 90 day 2021 Session.  As a result of COVID 19, the General Assembly is still not allowing in-person testimony or office visits.  Hearings are being conducted through Zoom...

OP/ED Speaking With Forked Tongues

The reference to a “forked tongue” is a very old one and occurs in a number of cultures stretching over time as long ago as the sixteenth century and as recent as the nineteenth. king cobra allaboutanimals Most scholars seem to agree that it first refers to the...

February 2021 Legislative Update

Overview The Maryland General Assembly opened its annual 90-day session on January 13, 2021.  As a result of COVID 19, the General Assembly is not allowing in-person testimony or office visits.  Hearings are being conducted through Zoom meetings.  For...

It’s An E World…

Back in 2013 IEC Chesapeake launched its E Apprenticeship circuit. Our chapter has been around over thirty five years and we have learned to value of educational flexibility. architectsuselaptopinforfreepik Traditional “brick and mortar” apprenticeship classes...

Remote is a Complicated Word

I work remotely, full time. When I was in electrical distribution, as a lighting designer, I worked remote three to four days a week and went into the Washington office one or two days a week. A lot of my working day took place on job sites, in frame in’s, or at a...

It’s An E World…

Back in 2013 IEC Chesapeake launched its E Apprenticeship circuit. Our chapter has been around over thirty five years and we have learned to value of educational flexibility. architectsuselaptopinforfreepik Traditional “brick and mortar” apprenticeship classes...

It’s a Sin to Kill an Event Scout…

Atticus Finch is right. He’s always right. Now that we are starting to put 2020 in our rearview mirror (and seriously can we drive fast enough away from it?) I want to remind you that our 2021 Events are being planned and will be open very soon for sponsorship and...

Spending More Time Outdoors?

I know we are… a LOT more. Admittedly, it’s easier to do Fall and Winter outside in Houston, but the rules are the same everywhere when it comes to outdoor outlets. Intermatic WP covers in use outdoors/patio outdoor kitchen Are you protected correctly? If...

Is It a Career or a Job?

Defining the words career and job can lead to interesting conversation- and not just among younger people. You could be in your thirties, working at a job you never intended to make a career out of, but find yourself treading water. Indeed’s website smartly includes...

One Size Does NOT Fit All

pic schooldeskselpasotimes No one in my house ever starved, but I am not a great cook. I’m a “decent home cook”. Never the less, I am obsessed with Great British Baking Competition and The Final Table. Both are on Netflix. Yes, I always learn a little something but...