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Bermuda, oh Where Art Thou Bermuda?

Bermuda, oh Where Art Thou Bermuda?

| January 2, 2020 | 0 Comments

I have never been to anyplace during my travels that has captured me in a way I experienced in Bermuda. This British island territory in the North Atlantic carries an old world charm that perhaps is the way because of its unique mix of American and British culture. As with most island destinations, Bermuda is […]

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4 common tax mistakes made by students | Tax | Money Savings

| July 30, 2021 | 3 Comments

Mistake #1 – Filing only after turning 18 A common mistake made by young folks is not realizing that you have to file a tax return when you are earning taxable income¬†and not just after turning 18. In other words, you may be a dependent while earning income (summer jobs, online work) but you are […]

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4 Things I Love About Shaw BlueSky TV

4 Things I Love About Shaw BlueSky TV

| July 20, 2021 | 0 Comments

Shaw BlueSky TV launched in the market in 2017 and I had the privilege of being one of its early adopters. Over a six month period I experienced something that I will call a ‘Renaissance in TV watching’. If readers are not familiar with Shaw BlueSky TV, check out my earlier post profiling the key […]

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Being Fancy at SCHMANCY | Social Commentary

| July 10, 2021 | 3 Comments

On February 9, 2013 the Glenbow Museum of Calgary held its second annual fundraiser event. I am not of the type to attend major fundraiser galas of hospitals or other societies for the simple fact that bloggers don’t exactly have a lot of¬†funds. But I am always up for raising a glass of wine for […]

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sparkwiththelark – A Tour of the Alberta Oilsands with CAPP (Day 2 of 2)

sparkwiththelark – A Tour of the Alberta Oilsands with CAPP (Day 2 of 2)

| June 30, 2021 | 0 Comments

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New Language Key to a Successful Career? | Career Tips

New Language Key to a Successful Career? | Career Tips

| June 20, 2021 | 1 Comment

If your career is at a crossroads then you may be wondering what you can do to get it moving in the right direction again. One idea which you should definitely consider is that of learning a foreign language to help you move up the career ladder. This can help in a number of ways […]

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Santa Tecla Festival of Tarragona | Budget Adventure Travel

| June 10, 2021 | 6 Comments

There are 3 things you absolutely must see and experience when in Spain. The Bull Race in Pamplona Bullfighting in Madrid Annual Santa Tecla street festival in Tarragona, Catalonia I could not experience #1 and #2 (yet!!!) but I know even if I did, I would still enjoy #3, which I did, the most! I […]

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Bunny in a Ford | Budget Adventure Travel

| May 31, 2021 | 3 Comments

Pepper, the Lionshead bunny from Calgary | Traveling with a house bunny in a FORD |

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Oman, an oasis in the desert | Budget Adventure Travel

| May 21, 2021 | 20 Comments

The world as we know it is polarized – Haves & Have-nots, Democratic & Autocratic, Conservative & Liberal, Libertarian & Totalitarian etc. Growing up, I always imagined if there is any place left in this world that follows a middle-of-the-road path to growth, commerce, social welfare, sustainability and environment policy. After I discovered the Sultanate […]

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Something to Believe In | Social Commentary

| May 11, 2021 | 4 Comments

“And I had lost touch with reason I watched life criticize the truth Been waiting for a miracle I know you have too Though I know I won’t win I’ll take this one on the chin We’ll raise a toast and I’ll pretend I got something to believe in” – Bon Jovi “Something to Believe […]

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Innovation and Really Dumb Ideas | Social Commentary

| May 1, 2021 | 8 Comments

Sometimes, and I mean just sometimes, humanity produces mediocrity of such epic proportions while inappropriately labeling it under the guise of “revolutionary breakthrough” that I must take to the streets, stand on my soap box, and let loose the mad man inside me. Before going any further, I would like my readers to first read […]

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