Buongiorno people! I am being a little Italian today because I am really enjoying Stanley Tucci’s Searching for Italy on CNN. Basically, it’s a trek through the regions of Italy where he explores food and history. Watch it, you will like it! Please enjoy the goodies I have curated this past week for your weekend reads. Coming up now between March 1-6, 2021 are:
- 71st Berlin International Film Festival
- WORLD BOOK DAY 2021
- National Peanut Butter Lover’s Day
- Read Across America Day, also known as Dr. Seuss Day
- World Hearing Day
- Employee Appreciation Day
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My Foodie Adventures This is a place where I will be going and providing a review in the near future in the St. Augustine, FL area. This past week Buc-ee’s opened. It’s considered the Disney World of convenience stores. By the look of the pics online it looks interesting especially having some good jerky on display! For those of you who wanted to know about Hot Chicks House of Chicken in Pembroke Pines, FL-here’s my short review.
Nostalgia Schoolhouse Rock In 1973, this collection of educational cartoons that revolved around themes like grammar, science, economics, history, mathematics and civics was provided ABC Television. Note: I received an A+ in elementary school after learning, memorizing and reciting “The Preamble“. Disney + users, now you can see most of the collection!
Webinar(s) to check out
Building Your Nest Egg for Retirement Wednesday, March 3, 2021 | 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. | Zoom Webinar | Register here.
Establishing Winning Technology and Data in Small Business and Startups Wednesday, March 10, 2021 | 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. | Zoom Webinar | Register here.
How to Develop Effective Presentation Skills Wednesday, March 17, 2021 | 7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. | Zoom Webinar | Register here.
The Copy Cure is coming March 24th. Become a better writer!
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Apps to try out Well, if you have seen in the news, Clubhouse is the latest app to hit the world wide web. It’s a new type of network based on voice and it’s available for Apple users for now. Here’s a webinar which will delve into how to get started on Clubhouse from my friends at Blogger Union.
70’s/80’s music I have been listening to this past weekThis week, I have been all over the place with my music selection.
- Jan Hammer Remembering his Miami Vice TV sounds.
- Soda Stereo Argentinian rockers. I wish their lead singer was alive.
- Harry Connick Jr. God, I miss New Orleans music and food. Harry’s coming out with an album on March 19. Listen to “Amazing Grace“.
- Giorgio Moroder I was remembering the last 5 minutes of 1978’s Midnight Express film (scene where a Turkish Prison Warden is about to rape American Billy Hayes played by Brad Davis but kills the warden then escapes from the prison) and loved how Moroder’s music just blends in the end of the film. Powerful film!
Where are they now? Cast of Pretty in Pink. So growing up in the 80’s, I was and am still a movie freak (now I pick and choose what films are good for my brain). One of my favorite directors at the time was John Hughes and his films because he had a connection with the youth of that time period. Now comes Pretty in Pink. To be honest, I have yet to see this whole film since it came out in ’86 but have seen bits and pieces of it throughout the years. Maybe it’s because…. I’d rather not say. Anyway, here’s a good article of where the cast are now since the film turned 35 years old last week.
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Something miscellaneous you may get a kick out of that involves:
- Florida This one of my favorite sites to find things to do in the Great State of Florida. They always keep up to date festivals especially seafood festivals! Enjoy!
- Finding work Here’s a cool job board designed on Airtable where it’s broken up by general search, remote search and industry focused search. Also, here’s a good way to start a job during the pandemic. Good luck on your job hunting!
- Book Just download Naval’s book on wealth and happiness. You will thank me later.
- Health Health Experts Reveal the Ideal Number of Steps a Day to Stay Healthy
- Productivity I have been attending webinars from this group for over a year now and they are pretty good at NSU. Sign Up! Here’s an upcoming webinar: YOU GOT THIS! How to Develop Effective Presentation Skills
- Podcast Just listen to this. It’s good. The Boss and the Former President of the US-Mr. Obama.
- Playlist Just like my collection of Sting things, here’s my Stevie Wonder collection on Youtube that is still in working progress. Enjoy!
- Something nice A former Reddit CEO is turning arid land into robust forests and here’s a rockin’ rebel and his grandaughter.
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