Monthly Archives: January 2011

Homework Assignment for Toastmasters Osoyoos Spring Conference !

Okay, you did it!  You checked the website for the “Sages In the Desert” toastmasters conference May 6, 7 and 8,  2011 at the beautiful destination, Osoyoos. You are the frugal sort, who likes to save money so you purchased … Continue reading

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Raise your glasses May 6, 7 and 8, 2011 in Osoyoos, BC

Osoyoos in May is a beautiful place to be.  This spring conference is an opportunity to have a great time with like-minded people. This spring conference is an opportunity to be inspired and return to your own Club with  new … Continue reading

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I don’t even like talking to you on the phone !! (watch the clip)

The trouble with most “funny” movies is they rely on a sight gag.  A sight gag is funny once, maybe occasionally twice. The humorous movies I really enjoy are the ones with a great dialogue. The movie “As good as … Continue reading

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Why Blog?

Why Blog? I blog because of the challenge in creating something that I hope someone else can relate to and enjoy. I hope that someone else can identify to or appreciate one of my blogs. I subscribe to a few … Continue reading

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Inspiration

Astronomers and photographers love the light and shadow of winter for beautiful pictures. Often in speeches we in toastmasters are challenged to be inspiring. We don’t have a camera but we must paint a picture that is dramatic, magnetic, and … Continue reading

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Special Events – Toastmaster Style

One of the challenges for me as VP Education in our Club, and there are a few!, is to keep meetings fresh and interesting.  Our meetings are an hour a week and this year has brought some new ideas that … Continue reading

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