by David and Pat Sitko Relationships, Home and Family
During our lifetime we develop some genuine friendships that we cherish and want to continue to grow that friendship. My friend Ron came to visit today, we have not seen each other in person for about 18 months or so, we have talked on the phone and texted each other. We are both Huggers and gave each other big hugs as we greeted each other. When he was leaving he said I could use another HUG, so we did that. Ron and ...
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Quality and Design

by David and Pat Sitko Home Based Business, Travel and Leisure, Reference and Education
How long do you keep working at something to make sure that the quality of the task is the way you want it to be. This particular cathedral being built in Barcelona Spain is called Sagrada Familia and has been under construction for 133 years and it will be another 11 years until completion. That would be completion in the year 2026. The architect who took over the work origionally in 1883 was Antoni Gaudi who continued the work until his untimely death ...
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QUALITY TIME with the ones you love most.

by David and Pat Sitko Computers and Technology, Home and Family
Spending time with family is one of the most important things that I enjoy doing. I remember when I was a kid growing up in Northern Ontario the big thing to be involved in was sports. At that time it seemed to me that the kids were involved in sports, but usually the parents were not at games to watch and encourage their kids in the games that they played.(that's the way it was) I played a lot of sports while growing up ...
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Quality of Life- Giving up to Soon

by David and Pat Sitko Internet and Businesses Online, Reference and Education
We have all been guilty sometime in our lives about giving up to soon, we try something thinking it is what we really want to do. We then find it was not really what we wanted, sometimes not really giving it a chance to work out. Giving up before we reach the diamond mine. When our children were young and wanted to get into a sport, we told them that once we signed them up they were committed for that season ...
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by David and Pat Sitko Relationships, Home and Family
Because we were different from our siblings and even our parents in some way, some of us were thought to have been adopted. Some friends of ours were even told they were Aliens. When I was growing up our family especially my brothers and my father were all around 5ft 7 inches tall my dad even a little shorter by an inch or 2. When I started to bypass all of them and grew to be a 6 footer that's when ...
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by David and Pat Sitko Home Based Business, Internet and Businesses Online, Relationships
6 Ways to Boost Willpower These simple changes and techniques will fortify your willpower reserves. Health psychologist Kelly McGonigal says willpower is "the ability to choose what matters most even when it's difficult or when some part of you wants to choose something else." So how do you get that, the power of self-control, to achieve the ultimate goal of self-improvement? Here are six suggestions: 1. Tackle tough tasks early in the day when your willpower is strongest. If you ...
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Do You Have The WILL, You Have the POWER

by David and Pat Sitko Internet and Businesses Online, Health and Fitness, Recreation and Sports
There are numerous times during our lives that we have had the will power to overcome things that happen to us. Or the will power to complete certain tasks or achievements that we come up against. Some of the things that I have come up against in my life are I am an avid golfer and for a few years now I have been saying I wanted to shoot my age. That means that for 18 holes of golf I wanted to have ...
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Is your name WILL POWER?

by David and Pat Sitko Relationships, Self Improvement, Home and Family
We have a friend called WILL. We all need WILL in our lives. WILL means different things to different people. For some it is a wish, drive, desire,  power, self discipline or whatever their word to describe what they need to achieve their desires. The will to live is a will often discussed at birth. Studies at one time proved that infant females had a greater will to live than male babies. Why, I don't know. This may have changed over the ...
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by David and Pat Sitko Internet and Businesses Online, Travel and Leisure, Home and Family
We were in Phuket Thailand on a business reward trip. The first day we arrived my wife had heard about the Thai Message being so great, so we booked a message at the hotel for the following day. One of our collegues who had been down to the beach came back and told us about getting a message right on the beach for $12. U.S. the one we had booked was $125 U.S. so we cancelled that one and went to ...
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by David and Pat Sitko Internet and Businesses Online, Recreation and Sports
One of the most unique experiences I have had was driving a NASCAR with full gear for 6 laps around the track. IMAGINE 610 H.P. V8 engine, 4 on the floor stick shift, I have never felt that kind of horsepower before. We went to the track at Disneyworld in Florida operated by Richard Petty's company. We had to arrive 2 hours early to go through exclusive training before we were allowed to participate in driving the cars. They told us about all ...
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by David and Pat Sitko Relationships, Self Improvement, Reference and Education
Are we a rare comodity? Are we weird? Are we crazy? What's happening in our world today? We have access to so so much knowledge, help & counseling, yet  long term marriages appear to be fewer & far between. I guess we are old fashion to some people. Others may say we are committed. We just continued to learn how to keep it together & weighed the pros & cons of those that would be affected. We now realize moreso the effect of ...
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by David and Pat Sitko Home Based Business, Internet and Businesses Online, Recreation and Sports
This week we played golf in the ladies mixed tournament, that is where the Ladies invite the mens club to join them in a scramble tournament. Then later on in the year the men invite the ladies to join them in a couples tournament. There are a number of prizes one for longest drive, closest to the pin for the ladies and for the men and the winning foursome. On the 8th hole which is a par 3 about 118 yards we had a ...
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by David and Pat Sitko Home Based Business, Internet and Businesses Online, Self Improvement
An unexpected or astonishing event, fact, or thing. Surprises come to us all through life some of them good, some not so good. We have to learn how to handle each surprise when it happens. A lot of time they come to us during our growing up years, in the form of birthday parties & surprise gifts. An unexpected visit from a friend or relative, for me that was when my granparents came for a visit, they lived in Manitoba and for me as ...
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by David and Pat Sitko Home Based Business, Internet and Businesses Online, Home and Family
What has been one of your Greatest surprise's in your Life ? Mine was when I turned 50. On the day of my 50th birthday we had made plans to go out to dinner with my wife and three kids. We left home and went and had a great dinner at a local restaurant in Sudbury, we all very much enjoyed. It seemed to me that the rest of my family were being quite slow at finishing eating slower that usual, and for us to ...
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Surprise- It's natural.

by David and Pat Sitko Internet and Businesses Online, Relationships, Self Improvement, Home and Family
In my early morning quiet time, it was a pleasant surprise to see so much nature. I LOVE getting up early in the morning & spending time in nature. Last week we attended our 1 grand daughter's grade 8 graduation & stayed at our daughter & son in laws to attend their annual Canada  Day Celebration. Since Canada is now 150 year's old, the celebration was somewhat more exciting. During my early morning quiet time, sitting outdoors, was  amazing. Their front porch is surrounded ...
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Another Miracle in the Oven.

by David and Pat Sitko Internet and Businesses Online, Relationships, Home and Family
There isn't much more exciting than new life. A NEW ADORABLE BABY. We remember the day when the doctor confirmed our first pregnancy. The due date was going to be approximately Oct. 3. Boy were we excited. Our plan was working out just as we had planned it. I was going to work for 2 years, get my permanent teacher's certificate & have a family. Our friends were all excited & I felt terrific. Not a bit sick, just a little tiried in the evenings. I ...
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Nature What A Miracle

by David and Pat Sitko Internet and Businesses Online, Recreation and Sports, Self Improvement
When we are out in Nature we think of all the Miracles that are in nature. The area of the Muskokas that we live in is surrounded by lakes and rivers and forest. We are about 20 minutes from Algonquin Provincial Park with some of the best camping, canoeing and fishing in the province it has hundres of lakes and rivers flowing through it. Nature abounds in the park were you can find all kinds of animals, Moose, Deer,Bear,Wolf and Foxes just to ...
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by David and Pat Sitko Home Based Business, Internet and Businesses Online, Relationships
The picture above is the Cottage (CAMP) that my father built back in 1956 when I was 14 years old. The Picture it's self is about 50 years old hence the grainy appearance and taken from an old photo. My Dad purchased the property on Lake Penage about an hours drive west from Sudbury ,Ont. At that time you went out on crown land , we went by boat found the property you wanted to purchase and decided how many foot ...
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by David and Pat Sitko Business, Relationships, Self Improvement
Do you remember all those little sperms swimming around trying to find you in your mother's womb? I don't think so. They were looking for you as the little love seed you were, choosing to fertilize you to become this miraculous human. As the sperm penetrated you as a love seed your life journey began. You continued to grow in your Mother's womb for 9 months until fully developed & decided to start emerging out of that womb into the real world. It was dark in there but very safe & ...
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by David and Pat Sitko Computers and Technology, Internet and Businesses Online, Self Improvement
When we look back on our lives we realize that we had to be "strong" to come through all the things that life throws at us.  When we first start out we really have no idea what to expect from life, we all have dreams of what life should be like. Somehow it doesn't turn out exactly that way and we have to cope with a lot of changes, that is one constant in life is change. Most of us at one time or another ...
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