Chris Koch- Calgary Marathon #motivation #YYC
May29

Chris Koch- Calgary Marathon #motivation #YYC

What an inspiration Chris Koch, born without full arms and legs finished the Calgary Marathon today. I had the pleasure of watching him cross the line. The video below from Chris Matteo – @ItsChrisMatteo captures the moment. Check out more about Chris on his website. http://www.ifican.ca/ It only takes one to change the conversation, earlier this year Chris was denied participation in the LA Marathon, so when the Scotiabank...

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Legit ways to help the people in Fort Mac
May04

Legit ways to help the people in Fort Mac

This does not appear to be just a fire, from the pictures that I have seen it’s an inferno of mass destruction. What a devastating day for Fort McMurray. 83,000 people have been evacuated and so far only 53,000 people have been accounted for. My heart goes out the people of Ft. Mac that have been displaced. So far it appears that there has been no loss of life. Kudos to the emergency teams and first responders. With every major...

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Love Thy Neighbor – Or Something Like That
Mar09

Love Thy Neighbor – Or Something Like That

Love thy neighbor, show love for your Homeless neighbor, Muslim neighbor, Black neighbor, Gay, Jewish, White, Christian, Atheist, Racist, Addicted and of course your crazy garbage bin stealing neighbor. No Joke my “City Owned” garbage can was stolen by my neighbor. There are couple of things that I want to point out before I get into the meat of the story. 1) We don’t actually own the Garbage bins they are provided...

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Isn’t C-Span Supposed to be boring?
Feb25

Isn’t C-Span Supposed to be boring?

Obama should have put his application in to host the Daily Show. He makes a couple of points that you just can’t ignore. Why not support something that is working (ObamaCare)? How can you possibly COMPLETELY ignore climate change? Especially, when so many experts say there might be something to it. How can you really be that ignorant? When you have a republican bring a snowball into congress to prove that “Climate...

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Winter Running – How To Layer for Extreme Cold
Feb17

Winter Running – How To Layer for Extreme Cold

It’s too cold in the winter to enjoy the outdoors. No one – I mean NO ONE, is to be seen outside when the air temperature hits 0°C (32°F). So THEY say. Sadly, almost everyone it seems locks themselves away in their over sized temperature controlled clown cars that take them from their temperature controlled boxes to their temperature controlled cubes in the sky. And for many Canadians this means that you might be locked...

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The Crossover Point – Freedom 50 or Earlier
Nov27

The Crossover Point – Freedom 50 or Earlier

Anyone remember this? Freedom 55? Imagine visiting yourself in the future… Inspirational. But everyone knows that it is 9-5 until your 65, or better yet 9-5 until you die…. right? If you went solely by the comments on this youtube video you would definitely agree. Pan Son says “they meant freedom 2055” cheeriosinabowl – “Freedom 55 ??It’s a Myth” and paulrvass “I love this...

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The Secret Formula – Dividend Payout Ratio
Nov22

The Secret Formula – Dividend Payout Ratio

J/k there really is no secret formula but it sure makes for a more interesting headline (Click bait anyone?). So, how do you calculate the dividend payout ratio of a company? Easy, Take the current dividend payout and divide it by the current earnings per share. This will give you the Dividend Payout Ratio. Dividend per share/Earnings per share = Dividend Payout Ratio This should be fairly obvious for most people. But I will try to...

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Do You Still Live In Your Parents Basement?
Nov12

Do You Still Live In Your Parents Basement?

What generation are you from? Technically, I could go either way Gen X or Millennial as I was born right at the crossover point between the two. According to the MSM, Millennials are known for their sense of entitlement, narcissism and their ever growing need to be coddled and I don’t identify with it one bit. So… come on millennials get from under the whirring helicopter blades of your parents and get out in the world and...

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