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
Things dramatically took a turn after the stock market meltdown—in the wake of the financial crisis. Over 10 years later, a large portion of the American population has still not fully recovered. — Read on http://www.forbes.com/sites/jackkelly/2020/02/21/the-reasons-behind-the-unhealthy-rise-in-incivility-during-the-interview-process/amp/ Anyone glad they are not working any more? I see a trend toward decreasing civility in general and I… Read More The Reasons Behind The Unhealthy Rise In Incivility During The Interview Process
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.
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!
More than a bold experiment in representational sleight of hand, ‘Orange’ changed TV forever. — Read on time.com/5631804/orange-is-the-new-black-season-7-legacy/ This is not so much a review of a show but a commentary on societal change.
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
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Take Our Poll Background In the fall of 2017 the property management company for my condo passed a bylaw to ban rentals of less than one year. The property management company seemed to think there has been complaints about disruption of residents’ peace and quiet due to short term rentals. The ban…
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.
Some words of wisdom on the distraction of the internet
This article from the Wall Street Journal is a must read for Boomers who have had the longest life time exposure to devices and for anyone with children. What has not been reported is the effect of having these distractions at work. I wonder how it has impacted on productivity?
July 2017 I experimented with using a software package called Atom that required quite a bit of work to learn HTML and found it took a long time to learn so I switched to Word Press. I found it much easier to set up the site. I used the NameCheap site to set up a… Read More June 2017 Retirement