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My Wonderful Sister Lydia

My Wonderful Sister Lydia   This was my eulogy I read when we lost my wonderful sister Lydia Howell Dalla-Vicenza suddenly in a car accident.   Lydia – Memorial Service July 31st, 2019 At the risk of repeating many of my sister’s wonderful attributes that have been shared today, I will try to offer a […]

Understanding emotional intelligence and its effects on your life

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By Erin Gabriel, CNN Experts say emotional intelligence — the ability to read, understand and respond to emotions in ourselves and others — is crucial in predicting our health, happiness and success. It’s our emotional intelligence that gives us the ability to read our instinctive feelings and those of others. It also allows us to […]

50 Times People Have Spoken Very Profound Words

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Zero Tolerance USA 2018

Have you heard that children were separated from their parents under Obama & Clinton? Then, you need a little Facts vs Myths lesson. Michelle Martin, PhD Cal State Fullerton summed up the most important FACTS: There is so much misinformation out there about the Trump administration’s new “zero tolerance” policy that requires criminal prosecution, which […]

The Cookie Thief

Borrowed from Valerie Cox A woman was waiting at an airport one night, with several long hours before her flight. She hunted for a book in the airport shops, bought a bag of cookies and found a place to drop. She was engrossed in her book but happened to see, that the man sitting beside […]

How can you trust if someone will repay a loan? Look at their smartphone.

May 17, 2018 / Patrick D’Arcy By replacing traditional credit scores with mobile phone data, entrepreneur Shivani Siroya has pioneered an innovative way to think about trust. What makes you decide to trust someone? Maybe you have mutual friends or you know their family. Maybe you know other people who went to the same college […]

15 Tiny Things That Could Seriously Improve Your Life In Just A Month – Gyan Yankovich

1. If a task if going to take you less than a minute to complete, do it as soon as you think of it. The One-Minute Rule is simple, but it works! Getting out of the habit of putting things off is the easiest way to get shit done. 2. Try to read for a […]

9 Things That Make You Unlikable – (Forbes Magazine)

9. Sharing too much, too early. While getting to know people requires a healthy amount of sharing, sharing too much about yourself right off the bat comes across wrong. Be careful to avoid sharing personal problems and confessions too quickly. Likeable people let the other person guide them as to when it’s the right time […]

The ‘Double Whammy’ – Russell Marsland and ‘Slider’

“Slider” This was probably the first most memorable thing I ever did in my studio. It was in early 2000 with my old G-4 Mac with my first Pro Tools rig… a DIGI-001. Earlier, Russell Marsland had asked me if I’d like to join him in representing ‘The Double Whammy’ guitar system at the Nashville […]

The Vancouver Symphony May 20th, 2015

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David Letterman

I will be sad on Wednesday May 20th, 2015. My main reason will be that David Letterman is signing off… AND… I will have to record it. I am gigging that night. It’s somewhat odd that I feel that I’m not going to be ‘in the moment’ by watching it later. Of course my feelings […]

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