The skyrocketing cost of insurance

The skyrocketing cost of insurance

I have been reading a lot lately about the rising costs of insurance and my wife and I have been battling with the never-ending increases over the last few years. A number of years ago I started realizing that once you insure your principal home or your rentals and even your vehicles, if you don’t […]

What about the seniors?

What about the seniors?

Something  just doesn’t seem right with what’s been going on lately and in particular how seniors are not being as respected as they once were . I watched the news hour the other day while they interviewed some seniors who were talking about how difficult it’s been for them lately with the escalation in prices […]

A Moving Experience

A Moving Experience

“Whatever the mind of man can conceive and believe, it can achieve” ― W. Clement Stone   Sometimes you watch things that really impress you and make you wonder how did they do that? Well, 𝐀𝐦𝐢𝐱 𝐌𝐚𝐫𝐢𝐧𝐞 𝐏𝐫𝐨𝐣𝐞𝐜𝐭𝐬 recently relocated 2 MGM container cranes from DP World Centerm to DP World Duke Point. DP World Centerm […]

Consequences or Lack There Of

Consequences or Lack There Of

“If you build the guts to do something, anything, then you better save enough to face the consequences.” ― Criss Jami, Killosophy   I’m reasonably sure that I’m going to get some flak over this but, my opinion is that today there are just no consequences for bad behaviour, doing things to other people or property, and […]

“The Times They are a Changing”

“The Times They are a Changing”

The times they are a changing:  Bob Dylan The fabric of the world has changed, and it may be what is about to happen with Woodgrove Mall in Nanaimo. The older I get the quicker things seem to change. It sometimes seems like one of those movies where Artificial Intelligence starts to take over and […]

Future Reality 10-20 Years

Future Reality 10-20 Years

THERE IS REASON TO BELIEVE MOST OR ALL OF THE FOLLOWING WILL BECOME REALITY IN THE NEXT 10-20 YEARS . . . . MOST OF US WON’T SEE THE CHANGES, BUT OUR KIDS AND GRAND-KIDS WILL !! 1 – Auto repair shops will disappear . . . . 2 – A petrol/diesel engine has 20,000 […]

Retirement is Overrated

Retirement is Overrated

I get that if you work a job that you hate, retirement may be the ultimate goal. But what if you actually love what you do? I am one of those sickies that love what I do and after 41 years doing what I love I constantly hear “when are you going to retire”. Frankly […]