Monthly Archives: May 2018

District 12 International Speech Contest – Part 1 – What a Grandastic Adventure!

Grand and fantastic is how I describe my experience as a competitor in the Toastmasters District 12 International Speech Contest in Temecula on May 12, 2018. No, I didn’t win. Didn’t even place, but I did my best. I didn’t … Continue reading

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Celebrating Mom’s Memories on Mother’s Day – Parenting Plights & Delights

Happy Mother’s Day to all mothers and especially to my mom, Marilyn! Last August I interviewed my mom, two months before she turned 82. This is Part 2. In Part 1 (not available to the public), Mom talks about her … Continue reading

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Laughter – I Live to Laugh

I live to laugh. Do you? Laughter seems to be one of my basic needs. Good thing humor is all around us. I’m one of those people who view our world through a comic lens, for the most part. I suspect … Continue reading

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Becoming a Public Speaker – Say What?

Public speaking? Me? Are you kidding? Almost four years ago I joined Toastmasters International to get over my fear of public speaking. Here’s a post about my first prepared speech: Stepping Out of the Zone – My Toastmasters Ice Breaker … Continue reading

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