Last week at Toastmasters I gave my first formal speech. I came totally unprepared, left everything at home and had only gone over my speech once. Fortunately I was sharing a story that I've told many times over, so I winged it from memory. I... Read more
Tonight I went to my Toastmasters meeting. If you haven't been to one, there is a section called "table topics" where the host pulls out a topic that you have to talk about, for 1-2 minutes. You have no time to prep, you think on your feet and... Read more
November 11, 2014
At the 11th hour, on the 11th day of the 11th month, we will remember.....why does Canada have a Remembrance Day?
http://www.veterans.gc.c a/eng/remembrance/informat ion-for/educators/facts-on -reme... Read more
Pardon me while I yawn. I worked out tonight and now feel like a wet dishrag hung up to dry. I have never experienced that "high" folks get when working out. Even when I was young, I'd work out and at the end, I'd go "please thank-you, it's ov... Read more
I know, did you groan on the title or did it go "whoosh" over your head? I grew up with my parents purchasing the "National Enquirer", then siting around reading and discussing the stories. Back in the day the tabloid used to be filled with ma... Read more
Who Can It Be Now?
Over the past months I've been reading or hearing on the news how dangerous the world is, how good parents should not allow their children to play outdoors alone or walk to school ... Read more