Use your imagination to bring attention to things of beauty or beautiful things

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make.wordpress.org/mobile/ “The only way you’ll learn anything or take control of your online brand is by trying new things.“ ~Jeannette Marshall @optioneerJM http://www.optioneerjm.com Calgary Alberta Canada The Optioneerjm

BANG! Your own drum

Who are YOUR heroes or HERO? The unlikeliest candidate anyone can imagine. The longer he’s been gone, the louder his words become. Who’s yours? If you are having a hard time coming up with someone, or can’t decide among a few– I recommend you watch “The CHI” from @HBO ][ might well as exert my […]

What’s so different now?

Life and times living with a brain injured spouse: a reality check.

The story behind the iconic image of the Sudanese woman

Videos and photos of a striking woman leading a group of protesters in Sudan has gone viral on social media. But what is it about this image that makes it so powerful and symbolic? — Read on http://www.pri.org/stories/2019-04-10/heres-story-behind-iconic-image-sudanese-woman-white Sharing stories that move you shows your empathetic person. Women show and share empathy automatically and readily. […]

Coasting? Hardly! Vow to Learn Something New Everyday

As we hit our 50s, some things certainly have changed. We seem to coast in so many other ways. Why is that? I don’t think I have changed all that much, in my own made up mind, from when I was in my 30s or 40s. If I was perfectly honest. That would not be […]

The sunset of life

beautiful beaches with stunning sunsets is where I’d like to be. I’ve always had a dream that I would retire somewhere on a beach beside an ocean, it would have connectivity, and I’d work from my laptop. I could safely say that a year ago, I had just started collecting Unemployment Insurance from the Canadian […]

Should I stay? Or should I go?

Downsize, rightsize or otherwise? It must be a struggle for anyone who hits 50, as long as the kids have all moved out without a chance of returning except to visit, of course. It also depends upon your economic station or cultural traditions. In Canada, you’ve started university, gotta job and paid your folks nominal […]

” …. and those things can kill ya.” ~ my fathers voice still echoes. I agree: smoking displays and conveys poor self confidence or bending to peer pressure. That’s what it was for me: being part of the gang: a measurement of self-worth by those she spends time with or time on. COME ONNNN…. you […]

Come fly with me …

Let’s pick a destination, like the globe as a dartboard (what a great idea for an art piece!) …. or go somewhere tried and trued with a new APP. Out of curiosity, I started to surf on a newly installed @AIRBNB APP: a much cheaper and homier experience than hotels, hotel restaurants. A reputation based […]