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5 months ago

Great Books by Women Authors

Royce Shook ·   · On March 29, 2021, Alexis Rossi posted the following in the Internet Archives, I thought it worth sharing. The books listed are only a small taste of what is on the links. · On March 8th New York Public Library’s Gwen Glazer published a wonderful list of books in celebration ...

8 months ago

World Sleep Day

Royce Shook · Did you know that your brain needs its beauty sleep too? · Many of us have experienced sleepless nights that cause us to be cranky, sluggish, and forgetful. Sleep deprivation not only affects our mood and energy levels, but it also affects our brain functionality. Brain plasticit ...

8 months ago

The Basic Ground Rules For Walking The Talk In My World. And Maybe Yours Too.

Jim Murray · It’s a little after 8:00 AM on a cool March morning. I’m sitting here with a bowl of Honey Nut Cheerios (It’s a Honey Of An Oat), and doing what I do every single morning, rain or shine. I’m creating something out of my head. · This creation can be any of a number of things. · It ...

8 months ago

Volume 16: Transparent Wood. The Windows Of The Future • Global Recycling Day, March 18 • Plastic Road…The Circular Economy Rolls On • Flashes of Brilliance…Innovative Battery Recharger.

Jim Murray · Transparent Wood. The Windows Of The Future · Transparent wood sounds kind of like an oxymoron. But it actually is a thing and it has great utility in the new circular economy. · This is from a Daily Mail article that’s very interesting in terms of outlining the method of creatio ...

9 months ago

The Big Bag of Hammers

Jim Murray · Today I had a meltdown. It was the first one I have really had since I got home from the hospital 5 months ago, which is pretty good, considering I used to have them every couple of weeks when I was there. · This meltdown was more akin to a car running out of gas. I woke up today ...

10 months ago

Why Prioritizing Mental Health is More Important than Ever Before

Frank Michelin · Although it’s a myth that suicide rates go up during the holiday season, mental health is still a big issue during this time of the year. This is especially true now that we’re in the middle of a pandemic that has kept us largely out of public since March. Isolating ourselves and ...

11 months ago

We Just Called It Winter

Jim Murray · For some reason, this view out my bathroom window, with long icicles hanging down over it, made me think about winters in Fort Erie when I was a kid. · It wasn't unusual to get a foot or two of snow at a time back then, · Or for it to be replenished regularly right up until the ...

1 year ago

Decades I have lived..

Royce Shook · Boomers have been fortunate we have lived in many decades. Decades I have lived: · 1940s · 1950s1960s1970s1980s1990s2000s2010sEarly 2020March to May 2020June to July 2020August to September 2020October to November 2020 · Kidding aside, this is a sad time. As James Taylor said i ...

1 year ago

Strong Leaders Initiate Action—Do Something!

Jim Taggart · Dateline: March 1933 · “Old people were particularly vulnerable. Guaranteed pensions were a rarity in the 1930s; workers expected to save for their retirements or work until they died. But bank failures stole their savings, and unemployment their liveihoods….Some moved in with th ...

1 year ago

DR. HOOK: Cover to Cover

Dominique 🐝 Petersen · “The Cover of ‘Rolling Stone'” is just one of the songs Shel Silverstein wrote for Dr. Hook & the Medicine Show. It’s a parody of the success in the music industry and the rock 'n' roll lifestyle. It pokes fun at all the excesses and indulgences of rock stars. · After the song pe ...

1 year ago

COVID-19 Scam Roundup

Royce Shook · The following is from the State of Security and written by David Bisson and published on March 23, 2020, and I thought it was worth sharing as the same frauds or variations of them will be tried in Canada. · Malicious actors are increasingly leveraging COVID-19 as a theme for new ...

2 years ago

Food Bank Hunger Report 2019

Royce Shook · Please support your local Foodbank, they still need your help. The following is from their report 2019 · Despite a bleak situation, there is some good news · Foodbank use has stabilized, with the number of visits in 2019 approximately the same as they were in 2018. This year, to ...

2 years ago

The Eric Clapton Story

Jim Murray · This is a biography written by Linda Wnek. I found it this morning on Facebook. where I have a lot of musical friends. I have been a fan of Mr Clapton’s for quite some time, but I never knew the story of how he came to be this legend that he is. · I knew a few things, and bought ...

2 years ago

Ways to Secure and Protect Your Devices

Justin Shimoon · Device technology has come as a very convenient way of performing virtually all day-to-day essential tasks. The integration of device technology with internet technology has made it possible for us to create and utilize the Internet of Things. The enhanced communication mediated ...

2 years ago

Why Your New Year’s Resolutions Fail

Renée 🐝 Cormier · As we wind down 2019 and ramp up for 2020, many of us feel compelled to somehow start fresh and do something different. We promise ourselves to quit things we know we should quit or to start doing things we know we should do. We may change for a couple of days, and then we slip b ...

3 years ago

The "LinkedIn Codes" revealed by the top linkedin experts in

stephan metral 🐝 Innovative Brand Ambassador · #MybeBeeTV | sign up today for the March 30th webinar · JSU Live Show | The LinkedIn Codes - How to make the Most of it. · The great thing with · Affinity networks is that you can learn fast and secure the essential by attending free webinars that will save you time & money from ...

3 years ago

When Twitter Came Back Into My Life

CityVP Manjit · Last Saturday saw the successful launch of our new Saturday club and the labour of love that we are committed to does not end with one basic launch.  March is membership renewal month in our college and then there is effort required to keep the club viable when most of the studen ...

3 years ago

We Just Called It Winter

Jim Murray · For some reason, this view out my bathroom window made me think about winters in Fort Erie when I was a kid. · It wasn't unusual to get a foot or two of snow at a time. Or for it to be replenished regularly right up until the middle of March and sometimes beyond. · Today, when I ...

4 years ago

Did you get your flu shot?

Royce Shook · Influenza is an infectious disease caused by a virus. Clinically it progresses as an acute inflammation of the upper respiratory tract. Its onset is usually sudden, from a state of full health. It often begins with chills, a headache and a fever rising to 39–40 °C. The ill person ...

4 years ago

Hunger Awareness Week

Royce Shook · This week is Hunger Awareness Week in Canada, and so I am providing a bit of background on it and asking again for people to support their local food banks. · In March 2016, 863,492 people received food from a food bank in Canada. This is 1.3% higher than the same period in 2015 ...

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