History of Valentines Day

by David and Pat Sitko Relationships, Home and Family
The Legend of St. Valentine..... the history of Valentine's Day and the story of the patron saint - is shrouded in mystery. We do know that February has long been celebrated as a month of romance, and that St.Valentines Day, as we know it today, contains vestages of both Christian and ancient Roman tradition.  Who was St Valentine and how did he become associated with this ancient rite ? The Catholic Church recognizes at least 3 different saints named Valentine or Valentinus, ...
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FAST AND FURIOUS-NHL

by David and Pat Sitko Recreation and Sports
On Saturday night we went to the SAP Center in San Jose, California to watch the San Jose Sharks take on the Edmonton Oilers. This was my first time at the SAP center and I was very impressed at the building and how well organized it was to get in and find our seats. We went a little early so our grandson could watch the warmups as both teams come out early to warm up and get ready for the start of ...
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Geat Day for Golf

by David and Pat Sitko Relationships, Recreation and Sports
Today I was invited to play golf at a new course for me here in San Jose California called Cinnabar Creek. It was about a 30 minute drive to get there and we were meeting one of my son-in laws buddies at the course.  Since there were 3 of us they teamed us up with another guy who was by himself making a foursome. His name was Tom and he owned a matial arts school in Los Gatos he was a very ...
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It Is CLEAR technology is changing

by David and Pat Sitko Computers and Technology, Internet and Businesses Online, Self Improvement, Reference and Education
By The year 2019 the average PC will have the power of the human Brain. By the year 2020 Crash proof cars have been promised by Volvo.  Using Radar, Sonar and driver alert systems.  Considering that automobile crashes Kill over 30,000 people in the U.S. per year, this will be a welcome technology. Nissan and Mercedes have set 2020 down as when they plan to introduce cars that can navigate city streets without the need for a driver. Google is leading the charge ...
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Be CLEAR of your thoughts

by David and Pat Sitko Computers and Technology, Internet and Businesses Online, Relationships
Have you ever been hurt because of something somebody said ? We need to be clear of what we are about to say, It can hurt deeply and leave scars.  People won't always remember what you said but they will remember how they felt. I'm teaching our grandchildren now whenever possible, it's none of our business what other people think or say about them. We can only control what we think and say about other people. There is a reason for everything. When ...
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Listening and Being Competitive

by David and Pat Sitko Relationships, Self Improvement
Listening and learning, we have two ears and one mouth, that should indicate we should listen more than we speak. Would you agree? Listening has almost become a lost art for a lot of people. Because when they are in a conversation they are not really listening, they are thinking ahead of what they are going to say before the person talking is finished. Everybody has something to teach to us, we only really have to listen and be in the moment when ...
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Competing with new people

by David and Pat Sitko Relationships, Self Improvement
HAVE YOU EVER BEEN THE NEW KID ON THE BLOCK? and feel you need to compete with new people.  Do you know who to make friends with and who to stay away from ? When we first moved to Florida,we had the new kid on the block fears. We were lonely, scared of everything, lost not knowing where things were, wondering who to trust. We moved into a village with 55 and over folks who were mostly retired. Our friends encouraged us to ...
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ENERGY TO BURN

by David and Pat Sitko Internet and Businesses Online, Recreation and Sports
While visiting our daughter and family here in California, we have the opportunity to meet some of the San Jose Sharks NHL Hockey team. Last night we attended a special presentation about Joe Pavelski the captain of the Sharks. We had a 45 minute video presentation of the life and the struggles and determination of a young Joe as he went through the ranks in hockey. The dedication and energy that he puts into his life is amazing and the relentless hour upon ...
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YOUR ENERGY can be felt at a distance

by David and Pat Sitko Internet and Businesses Online, Self Improvement
The energy that you put out from your body can be felt before you say a word. Whether that energy is positive or negative people can sense that before they hear you speak when you enter the room. It's a never ending challenge to keep on the positive side of things. If we live in the moment and forget about the past that is over it becomes easier to be positive. We all have things in our past that if we constantly dwell ...
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Golfing at Half Moon Bay California

by David and Pat Sitko Relationships, Recreation and Sports
Half Moon Bay is a small community 1 hr south-west of San Francisco. The golf course is at the Ritz Carlton Hotel.  There are two courses there, we played the ocean course with spectacular views of the Pacific Ocean and very awesome sunsets to enjoy. We arrived at the course and when we checked in to pay our green fees we found out it was cart path only and wondered why we found out that they had had a lot of rain in the area ...
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FUN with MUSIC and BRAINPOWER

by David and Pat Sitko Self Improvement, Home and Family
Did you know that music can enhance your brain power ? And you can have FUN doing it. Have you ever heard that it is one of the ingredients for Success ? We have aways loved music. Dave played the drums when we met at age 18. Shortly thereafter he started a band with a few of his buddies. They had a lot of fun practicing and making noise at first then became great music. Soon I was off to teachers college and involved ...
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HAVING FUN on LIFES JOURNEY

by David and Pat Sitko Internet and Businesses Online, Home and Family
Would you like to get up and go outside to play before everyone is out and about making noise and confusion ? It is so beautiful  to get up with the birds. Their first songs in the morning are for those  only who wake up early enough to hear them.   They are crisp and cheerful just like the song " Oh what a beautiful morning ,Oh what a beautiful Day , I've got a beautiful feeling --- everything's going my way". Our ...
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MAKE TECHNOLOGY FUN

by David and Pat Sitko Computers and Technology, Internet and Businesses Online, Home and Family
Sometimes when people age their mobility to get around and travel to the things they really would like to attend are difficult because of their condition or finances. The new digital economy now allows us to be able to attend some of our family functions that are far away. We have fun learning and using it and rewiring our brains to include this new technology. Our daughter and family live in California and we can't always jump on a plane and go ...
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Daring to become an Entrepreneur

by David and Pat Sitko Internet and Businesses Online, Relationships
We have dared to try a number of different ways of becoming an entrepreneur over the years in our lives. We realized many years ago that if you really want to live life to the fullest you need time and money freedom and a daring personality. The way to achieve that is living the laptop lifestyle and being creative about it, this allows you to be your own boss and create the time freedom you desire. Working for someone else won't lead you ...
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CREATE YOUR OWN LIFE and become DARING

by David and Pat Sitko Home Based Business, Internet and Businesses Online, Self Improvement
MODEL THEIR SUCCESS TO CREATE YOUR OWN and really become DARING !! If you are like us you hate to waste time. Hate it.  And you LOVE to get massive results from the things you try! Is it possible to model success and then turn around and create your own? If you go to the gym you want to see change and see it fast! If you learn a new skill you want to master it! How about trying to hit a hole ...
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DARING to Shape our Lives

by David and Pat Sitko Relationships, Self Improvement
Did you know we all have fears? Dare we challenge those fears? Where do fears come from? Do fears hold us back from enjoying life to the fullest. Are we daring enough to take on life? Halloween is now over so we no longer need to worry about the witches and goblins and people stealing candy from our children or grandchildren as they stay out in the dark later than usual. I let life happen and Dave and I have been committed to each ...
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CREATING YOUR OWN WEALTH

by David and Pat Sitko Home Based Business, Internet and Businesses Online, Self Improvement
Wealth comes in many different areas of your life. Wealth comes to us all through life some of them good experiences, some not so good. We have to learn how to handle each when it happens. It could be wealth of experiences that you gain from you lifes journey. The other wealth of experiences in life come sometimes during your working career, you finally land a good job working for a good company and you think, wow I can work here until retirement ...
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Wealth comes From Within, Adjust and Move On

by David and Pat Sitko Internet and Businesses Online, Self Improvement, Home and Family
Do you think most people are looking for a missing link in their lives? Many people look so forward to retirement or just getting out of their 9-5 rut they dislike. Women in particular put their heart and soul into their jobs, homes, families, hobbies and often rush around doing more that one human being can do with internal peace. Ladies give so much of themselves to others they often make themselves sick without realizing it. Getting a balance to our lives physically, ...
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Wonderful Feeling of Peace sitting By The Ocean

by David and Pat Sitko Internet and Businesses Online, Home and Family
How peacful it is to be able to sit by the ocean and see and hear the waves lapping at the shore, and to see the pelicans fly by in formation Watching the people as they stroll by looking for shells and sharks teeth, and some of them are really into it. Some walk with metal detectors and find some very interesting things which include rings and other jewlery lost in the sand. Watching the children playing in the huge waves that ...
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PEACE what does it take ?

by David and Pat Sitko Internet and Businesses Online, Self Improvement, Communications
Dave and Pat have always been interested in improving their lifestyle & living in peace. We have tried a number of different things, some successful and some not, but most were lacking either in freedom of time or not producing the monetary rewards that we were seeking to enhance our lifestyle. We knew we had to change something to bring peace into our lives. We know people who have worked hard all their lives and retired on fixed incomes  or investment incomes ...
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