Monthly Archives: April 2012

How not to lose money to slots in Vegas

Here I am on the last day of a seven day jaunt to Las Vegas, Nevada. The city of outlandish facades all designed to lure locals and tourists alike. Last Saturday night I stepped into the airport, arrived in Las … Continue reading

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That’s one off the bucket list, Las Vegas

Didn’t even know I had a bucket list but maybe we all do but haven’t written it down like in the movie. Two days ago, Klaus and I drove from Las Vegas to the west rim of the Grand Canyon. … Continue reading

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You’ve Heard that I’m Wild but soon I’ll be free

You probably haven’t given Conrad Black much thought as he has mostly been out of the newspapers and media but he came to mind to me again today. Rich people don’t get much sympathy except maybe from their lawyers but … Continue reading

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What phase of FACEBOOK are you in?

One of the many nice things about Toastmasters is discussing different themes. The theme for our last meeting was FACEBOOK.  FACEBOOK is the social phenomena connecting more than 300 hundred million people around the world and making Billions of $$$ … Continue reading

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Put aside your worries, and do something that makes you smile

I enjoy learning every day. Every day I read various blogs and email learning about historical events, inspiring quotes, travel, and even food. One of the blogs that often gives me food for thought is called Rox Does Yoga. by … Continue reading

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Avoid the top 5 Regrets in life!

Where do you find inspiration?   I don’t have to look far as I belong to Toastmasters, and each meeting I attend brings for me inspiration, or at least education. Here is what I learned, I hope you find it … Continue reading

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Moving Out!

Do you get a song stuck in your head sometimes? I sure do. I think I had ” Rocket Man” running through my mind for 4 months one year.  The tune by Elton John just touched a chord and then … Continue reading

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What is a good name for a guitar?

Some names just kindle certain thoughts; for example if I mentioned the Beatles you might immediately think of Paul McCartney. If I mentioned Lucille– you may have thought of Kenny Rogers and the famous song he recorded in 1977. – … Continue reading

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Stand By Me – Marvin Gaye

This weekend in the USA there was a 640 Million dollar lottery. Who knows how many millions of tickets were sold, but the statistics are amazing, and I am sure there were a lot of Canadians who travelled down to … Continue reading

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