Frind will spend hours hiding in the three-bedroom apartment he and Kanciar share, furtively flipping light switches, tapping on doors, and ducking into rooms to play on his girlfriend's fear of ghosts.
Another memorable valentine involved the secret consumption of a massive quantity of hot peppers.
In a way, he's thinking about the company all the time." rind spent his formative years on a grain farm in the northern hinterlands of British Columbia -- "the bush," in local parlance.
Quiet, soft-featured, and ordinary looking, he is the kind of person who can get lost in a roomful of people and who seems to take up less space than his large frame would suggest.
Those who know Frind describe him as introverted, smart, and a little awkward.
He builds his company by himself and from his apartment.
In most stories, this is where the hard work begins -- the long hours, sleepless nights, and near-death business experiences. Frind takes it easy, working no more than 20 hours a week during the busiest times and usually no more than 10.