With the winter season around the corner, and the pandemic spreading ever wider, here are some ideas for virtual activities with the grands! — Read on sixtyandme.com/virtual-activity-ideas-with-grandchildren/
Pandemic winter dread is real. Here’s how to conquer it. – Vox — Read on http://www.vox.com/platform/amp/future-perfect/2020/10/14/21508422/winter-dread-covid-19-pandemic-happiness-psychology
I’ve tried Goodreads and the Vancouver Public Library and gone by the rating scores of the reviewers. Still I end up with books I don’t like. I download books from the VPL but I keep getting books I have read before because I haven’t rated them. So here are some fresher book lists. New York… Read More Summer reading book lists for all tastes..
Walktober 2019: Finding beauty wherever you go https://breezesatdawn.wordpress.com/2019/11/03/walktober-2019-finding-beauty-wherever-you-go/ — Read on breezesatdawn.wordpress.com/2019/11/03/walktober-2019-finding-beauty-wherever-you-go/ This is a virtual meet up of bloggers. It is so touching to hear and see everyone’s walks. And the bloggers is a gifted writer.
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E-bikes are helping keep seniors young and, in some instances, even alleviating the symptoms of Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s. — Read on http://www.fastcompany.com/90341686/the-unlikely-way-e-bikes-could-transform-how-we-age This should help rural people to become more active. I saw a fellow on a $2000 Costco ebike yesterday. It was a gift to his wife. 🙄
I left health care in 2017, as a result of having gotten a teaching certificate in 1970, I have gotten certified as a teacher. Its been a steep learning curve. Outline How to qualify Courses Cost/Benefit Jobs Time Chinese culture Tech support/.Zoom App Student assessment Lesson plans on line Lessons learned/surprises 1. How to qualify… Read More Reflections on Teaching English as a second language
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This is my first Christmas on Hornby Island after past Christmases at Puerto Vallarta, Costa Rica, Phoenix Ottawa and Vancouver. This will be a very different Christmas. This morning the power went out for the third time since I came in June. By now I have acquired both candles and the skills to start a… Read More Merry Christmas from Hornby Island
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via Ways to Help People Without Actually Doing Anything (and Why They’re Actually Better) – Colin Michael Lucien Jonathan Nelson’s Blog I was reflecting today on ways to contribute to the community and I think the gift of friendship is what I can give back.
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My debut as a stand up comedy was a couple of weeks ago here on Hornby Island. I am hesitant to write about it because I may generate more notoriety for myself. The experience further supports my feelings that I have found my Happy Place on Hornby Island like so many people here. Our teacher was Jenny… Read More My adventure with standup comedy.
As a result of Covid19, some of the inflation here is not up to date. One of the biggest challenges to living on the island is that most things are only open a couple of days a week and/or part of the day and there is no universal closing days or times. This can result… Read More Services around Hornby Island 2020
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https://johnpweiss.com/blog/132146/is-being-a-full-time-creative-the-best-life-ever Artwork by Marine Beckwith.
http://blog.oxfordseminars.ca/our-grad-talks-about-tattooing-and-teaching-english-in-china/ For anyone thinking about a new career teaching English as a second language with low barriers to entry and opportunities for travel, this article tells you how to do it.
The situation is true for seniors as well as people with disabilities.
Information overload The abundance of information on the internet can feel overwhelming at times. There is a tendency to spend a lot of time surfing the net and/or downloading files, editing files etc. once you are on-line As a result people can shut down from going online or else feel that it is too complex to use, especially… Read More The internet, cell phones and ipads for beginners.