Need a work-from-home pick-me-up? Research says that looking at cute puppies could improve your work performance. — Read on http://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/your-online-secrets/202004/the-power-cute-things-make-you-feel-better
What Canada’s last energy transition can teach us about the next one — Read on http://www.cbc.ca/amp/1.5222259 Another example of social change or not!
This is a pretty interesting view of my readership all over the world. Its an example of the power social media. The other countries had 1 or 2 viewers. United States 2330 Canada 2203 India 642 United Kingdom 140 Philippines 107 Mexico 39 Australia 35 Ireland 34 Portugal 24 New Zealand 18 France… Read More International Readership of my blog
My thoughts about Facebook communication on Hornby Island Current Situation There are some novel communication methods on Hornby Island. One of the traditional methods is a weekly printed newsletter called the First Edition sold at one the two stores. Quaint is the adjective that comes to mind. It is printed in a style and font… Read More Facebook as City Hall
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
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
via How to Make Friends as a Middle-Aged Man, Even if the Idea Makes You Feel Weird
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.
dogs? via Three Big Reasons Why It Is SMART To Live Or Retire In Ajijic, Mexico
After 2 months here I have taken so many pictures it has been a big job to edit and curate but here are the best. Almost all taken with my iPhone.
via A Leap of Faith Women bloggers meet in Madagascar. I have only met one blogging friend in Parksville but it was just as much an adventure as my summer on Hornby Island.
This confirms my comments from previous posts regarding Vancouver. <a href=”https://www.vancouverisawesome.com/2018/08/01/vancouver-best-canadian-cities-to-live-rankings/”>https://www.vancouverisawesome.com/2018/08/01/vancouver-best-canadian-cities-to-live-rankings/</a>
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 in wasted trips. What I have done to get around this is until to take… Read More Services around Hornby Island 2018
via The Five Yups and Four Nopes to hosteling over age 50 Worth considering.. take ear plugs and something to help you sleep. Autumn Wear Up to 61% Off
via The Village Book Club visit…….. I was so envious of the kindness of people in her village.
via Why Women need a Tribe