Making a Difference, A Krispy Kreme Heist
One of the benefits of moving to another country are the new relationships that are formed. We meet people through work, organizations, sports, neighborhoods and other means. About eight years ago, I met Chris Rosati, at the time a co-worker, now poker buddy, friend and inspiration.
One evening three years ago, I arrived early at one of our regular poker nights. He shared with me that he had been diagnosed with ALS (aka Lou Gehrig's disease). I'm not sure there are words to describe the tragic news from a good friend, who has a wonderful wife and two young kids.Today, he can still walk, with assistance, but the degenerative neuromuscular disorder, which is ultimately fatal, has slowed him down. Less than 50% of ALS patients live beyond 3 years.
CEN Survey: Home for the Holidays|
Safe travels to all! . . . keep reading
Making a Difference: A Krispy Kreme Heist
One of the benefits of moving to another country are the new relationships that are formed. We meet people through work, organizations, sports, neighborhoods and other means. About 8 years ago, I met Chris Rosati, at the time a co-worker, now poker buddy, friend and inspiration. . . . keep reading
Tweet of the Week: Nelson Mandela Quote
RIP Nelson Mandela. . . . keep reading
Nelson Mandela Poem Tribute from Maya Angelou
A great leader will be missed by the world! . . . keep reading
Charity Teddy Bear Toss Scores Big in Calgary!
Thousands of kids in need will be getting a teddy bear this Christmas thanks to Calgary Hitmen hockey fans. This year fans tossed almost 26,000 bears on to the ice after Pavel Padakin scored the team's first goal of the game in the second period. . . . keep reading
California Canadian Business Council Celebrity Golf Tourney
December 2, 2013, celebrity athletes and actors took to the links at the Calabasas Country Club in Calabasas, California to raise funds for two charities, ProCon.org and The Rehabilitation Foundation . . . keep reading
Holiday Travel Memories: John Candy in Planes, Trains & Automobiles
US Thanksgiving and Christmas are great family holidays and is often the busiest travel times of the year. It brings to mind a former comedy Planes, Trains and Automobiles by the late Canadian funny man John Candy. Who can forget this great flight scene with Steve Martin. . . . keep reading
Great Stocking Stuffers!
Check out these Canadian books. . . . keep reading
Summary of Affordable Care Act Articles from Keyser Benefits
Keyser Benefits have an office in Calgary. . . . keep reading
How Does The IRS Know Your Travel Dates?
You're probably thinking the NSA right? Well, you'd be surprised to know that while Snowden and his clan at the are NSA busy tracking your phone calls, the IRS is not relying on the NSA to supply it with your travel information. . . . keep reading
CEN 2013 Hockey Pool Standings
Players looking for momentum with Olympic rosters ahead. . . . keep reading
CEN Survey: Grey Cup Viewing
Highest sports viewership in Canada this year. . . . keep reading