Thursday, 06 August, 2020

Month: March 2014


  With maintenance I woke up thinking about my daughter’s boyfriend and his car.  There seem to be a bunch of things wrong with it, all at the same time, which we expect will cost a lot of money to Read more…


The Games We Play: Eden camp

Having got all the kit and few opportunities to wear it at WW2 airsoft games, I finally dragged myself along to a proper re-enactment event. A fairly large contingent from Sheffield are already members of the Northern WW2 Association http://www.nww2a.org.uk/, Read more…


meditation brings calmness and focus

The Benefits of Meditation for children and younger adults. I have been a strong advocate for incorporating meditation into the lives of our children for awhile now. I, myself, meditate daily even if some days due to the responsibilities of Read more…


  An_Hourglass____by_MPtribe  Every day I’m reminded how short life is and how we have to take advantage of every moment we have.  This article is not intended to be morbid in any way, but, perhaps, a “wake up” call.  I Read more…


The Games We Play: Peter Pig Stug IIIG

A few more of my elderly collection of 15m Peter Pig stuff, this time the Stug IIIG. These were very new castings when I  bought them, very crisp with lots of deep etched detail which takes a wash nicely. I Read more…


photo (9) Dr. Burke with Sheila and Chris Korte

As many of you know, we were honored this year with the “Best of Long Island Award” for best travel agency and we thank you again for your support. Chris and I were able to meet and greet many of Read more…


What do Sheryl Sandberg (COO of Facebook), Condoleezza Rice, The Girl Scouts of America, Jennifer Garner, Diane von Furstenberg, Jane Lynch, and Beyoncé have in common? Answer: They are all sending the wrong message to young girls if they want Read more…


Leprechaun’s pot of gold With St. Patrick’s Day so popular a holiday, it’s appropriate to discuss the continual search that so many in our society go on for the leprechaun’s pot at the end of the rainbow. Whether it’s winning Read more…


The shape of things to come

John put on this Star Wars game which may or may not have born some striking parallels to goings on in todays world.  General briefing below. Crisis at Meacri The Rainuk system, situated on the fringe of the Empire, has Read more…


Disney Magic

I just finished the Disney Agent Education Program a few weeks ago.  This involved a 2 day stay at Walt Disney World resorts in Orlando, and then transferring to the Disney “Magic”, where we set sail for a 3 day Read more…