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Eye Care - Blink Blink Blink

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First, follow the “20-20-20” rule. The American Optometric Association defines this rule as taking a 20-second break every 20 minutes to look at something 20 feet in the distance. This will allow your eyes to blink and relax. There are many apps available to help remind you to follow this rule.

Second, use lubricating eye drops before extended computer use. This tactic will reinforce the body’s natural tears and keep the eye’s surface hydrated. But avoid those “get-the-red-out” drops. They contain drugs that cause long-term redness and preservatives that may damage the outer layers of the eye. I have found that artificial tears labeled “preservative free” often work best.

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Water Edify

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Feels like Sunday, yet it is Monday, Thanksgiving, Canada’s Thanksgiving Day.


As I travel across Northern Ontario this morning I have had lots of time for reflection, and am grateful, thankful for all in my life. Driving through rain and snow, seeing the moon set, the sun rise and feel the coolness of the winter winds that are making their way across these lands. Listening to Joel Salitan speak about sustainable abundance , you get a lot of ideas. With brother John driving I am now able to catchup on my blogging. Roads are pretty good, dry now for the most part. Just had a delicious cheese bagel with sausage paddy, over hard egg with a slice of Swiss cheese, it was rather tasty. Washed down with a cup of Robins coffee. We ran out of bottled water, started the journey with a case from Walmart, and we drank the last one last night. Have not had a chance to visit a store to replenish, so I thought I would buy a couple bottles to hold us over.


Well what a surprise , pricing was premium for sure.  $2.40  plus tax x two = $5.42 , now it’s a special beverage , spring water from Filane’s Spring Water, an oversized bottle 501 ml , so a little extra, usually you only get 500 ml.  The Water comes from a 166 foot well in Screiber, Ontario located in Northern Ontario, amongst the Pre-Cambrian Shield.


There is a number of dissolved mineral salts.  I recognize some of them.


Na sodium

Ca Calcium

Mg Magnesium

Zn Zinc

K Potassium

Cu Cooper


The others









Now As is .002 PPM, parts per million


Vs HCO3 48.2  Parts Per Million


Interesting business, spring water from a deep well. Maybe we should be bottling that good filter water at brother Luke’s well, we talked about the delicious water there being sold before.


People pay a lot for water, this is a perfect example.


It is good for you, Water is important, we need it in our bodies to live well. The minerals in the beverage help replenish the body and are needed by us. So beverages that have nutritional value are good to bring to the market place.


A little extra in the bottle, bakers dozen, going the extra mile. 1 ml maybe pushing the mile with that one.


Marketing, distribution, production, handling, retail profit margins, refrigeration, refreshment , a cool idea, gets your attention, ( now I didn’t have a choice, it was all they had available) perhaps if I had a chance I might have reached for the bottle out of curiosity) and simply just being there are key components to this making a sale .


Did you know that we pay more for water than gas ? Let’s take this example and do the math.


501ml @ 2.40 plus hst ( harmonized sales tax) 13%  ( 5 to Federal and 8 to Ontario government) =

$5.41 per litre, compared to gas at $1.20 per litre, it’s an interesting observation. Wholesale at Walmart say the cheap stuff at $4 a case = 47 cents a litre. If your paying a dollar for a 500 ml bottle, that’s $2 a litre. Yes you are paying more for water than you are gas, sometimes huge premiums.  One of the price points for Nature’s Energy Water is $3 per 250 ml, similar to Red Bull retail value.


Compare it to a Tim Hortons Medium coffee, I paid 1.76 plus tax , thinking it’s about 12 ounces , so that works out to $5.60  per litre


Bottom line, beverages cost more than gas or diesel even those in the far north were there is no internet service.


Coffee, Water , Gas, Diesel = Today’s Fuel , do the math , gas is pretty reasonable from this perspective. My advice, drink your own water and consider Nature’s Energy Water next time it is available, a premium beverage, that is Simply Refreshing !  Supporting fair trade, Canada’s true blue,  green national beverage, since the eve of time, an ancient hydrator filtered by nature.


As the lady at Frantz Restaurant said , perhaps it’s time to get your water business going bigger, people are ready to consume beverages that are better for them.


October 14, 2019

The Power to Edify

“Therefore I write these things being absent, lest being present I should use sharpness, according to the power which the Lord hath given me to edification, and not to destruction.” (2 Corinthians 13:10)


The Greek word oikodomos (translated as “edification”) pictures the building of a house. We still use the word edifice to describe a structure of some importance. Paul specifically said he had the “power” to edify and later called himself a “wise masterbuilder,” an architekton, who laid the foundation on which we would later build (1 Corinthians 3:10).


When Jesus used oikodomos to depict those who might build their house on a rock (His Word) or the sand (the ideas of men), He was painting a picture of how we should edify each other (Luke 6:48-49). The various gifts of leadership are to be used to “perfect” the saints in the work of ministry (Ephesians 4:11-12), using the living “stones” that will build the “spiritual house” of God (1 Peter 2:5).


And like any good builder, the Christian carpenter has tools of the trade to assist the process. There are “things which make for peace” that must be employed (Romans 14:19). Most certainly “charity” is a major tool (1 Corinthians 8:1), along with good communication that does not “corrupt” the building work (Ephesians 4:29).


Since “all things” are to be done so that the church is edified (1 Corinthians 14:26), it surely follows that “fables and endless genealogies, which minister questions” are not helpful (1 Timothy 1:4). Effective communication demands that those with whom we are speaking understand what is said, hence a mysterious “tongue” does not publicly edify like prophecy does (1 Corinthians 14:2-4).


An “edified” church walks “in the fear of the Lord, and in the comfort of the Holy Ghost” (Acts 9:31). HMM III



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Global Retirement Attitudes


interesting chart . Looks like most are not prepared and will have to work into retirement.  


Call us either way, we can help you keep on track, set some goals, and maybe help you dream and implement some tax smart strategies and give you some peace of mind.


Let’s make sure your making the right turns and are on track.  

No need to do this alone, we got you covered while you explore your life, the worlds gotten smaller. 




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BitCoin ATM at Steinbach Manitoba

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First time I ever seen a bit coin ATM was this weekend near Winnipeg at the Frantz Inn. The Frantz Inn is apparently the only night club in Steinbach, Manitoba. It’s a nice looking place, we had good rooms for the night and very nice restaurant to dine in. Rates seemed reasonable at 99 for the night and included two $8 vouchers for breakfast.




Met a Manitoba MTO Forman after we got on the Trans Canada , apparently there is still homes west of Winnipeg that still are without hydro, lots of snow , and the area has been building in flood waters since early September, it’s been raining a lot, rivers are over their Bank’s most everywhere. Because it is so wet the leaves have not had a chance to fall off the trees yet in many places and that has contributed to a lot of branches breaking with the snow sticking to the leaves . We seen that in Winnipeg, large branches down everywhere. It was a mess. He knew the owners of the Frantz and was living in Steinbach, we greeted each other with Thanksgiving wishes and pleasant thoughts of driving safe . There is not too many people out traveling these roads today on Thanksgiving Sunday.


3660420112?profile=RESIZE_710x will get you info on the Winnipeg entrepreneur encouraging BitCoin in the region. Check out the pictures for the different conversion rates , great conversation piece and a precursor to the new currency. Reminds me that a bit coin exchange for maple and birch water transactions could be in the future as I have previously envisioned.



 Now, what were you doing there ?  Well, picking up a claw for the South Coast Escape Company to be part of “The Capitol” escape room coming to our area soon. 




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Thanksgiving Snacks

well, I came across this in my mail this Thanksgiving morning and would like to try it. 

Yes is what I thought 

Timothy, do you ever find yourself craving comfort foods?

Well, if you’re anything like me, the answer is a resounding YES!

Especially around this time of year, as the days start to get shorter and the nights become chillier.

There’s just one problem, though: Many of our “fall favorites” are full of health sabotagers like lectins, sugar, and dairy.

All of which can leave you feeling gassy, bloated, and sluggish. And of course, they’re major waistline expanders.

But in my opinion, you shouldn’t have to deny yourself of the foods you know and love.

The good news is, all it takes is a little twist here and there to turn unhealthy comfort foods into HEALTHY ones.

So today, I want to share something with you. It’s a dish Penny and I make all the time.

It doesn’t have any lectins, dairy or excess sugar… so you’re not left with the uncomfortable “side effects” of a traditional comfort food.

Best of all, it’ll have your taste buds jumping for joy.

I’ll share the health benefits with you in just a minute. But my mouth is already watering — so why don’t I just give you the recipe right now.

It’s a little something I like to call:

Dr. Gundry’s Cheesy Roast Broccoli

Ingredients (Serves 4)
  • 4 cups broccoli florets (or 1 head broccoli, chopped)
  • ¼ cup extra virgin olive oil, divided
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • ¼ tsp garlic powder
  • ¼ tsp ground black pepper
  • ½ tsp iodized sea salt
  • Zest of 1 lemon
  • ¼ cup grated parmesan cheese or nutritional yeast
  1. Preheat oven to 400.
  2. Toss broccoli and HALF the olive oil together, and spread into a single layer on a sheet tray. Bake for 5-10 minutes, until broccoli is tender, and beginning to brown around the edges.
  3. Meanwhile, combine remaining oil with garlic, garlic powder, pepper, salt, lemon zest, and cheese/yeast.
  4. When broccoli is tender, remove from oven and drizzle with the garlic mixture. Stir, to flip broccoli pieces and combine well.
  5. Return to oven for an additional 2-3 minutes, until garlic is tender and cheese (if using) is melted.
  6. Serve hot or room temperature.

Now, this dish has a few incredible ALL-STARS when it comes to your health...

The first is broccoli.

Broccoli is filled with all sorts of vitamins and minerals. The standout is vitamin C. This powerful antioxidant can be a BIG boost to your immune system — which everyone needs around this time of year.

It’s also a known prebiotic fiber. So, it nourishes your “good” gut bugs. And as they start to crowd out the bad bacteria, you’ll quickly begin to notice fewer cravings, smoother digestion, and more energy.

Next up is, the “fat fighter.”

But you may know it better as garlic. Turns out, garlic contains a compound called allicin.

And the beautiful thing about allicin is it’s thermogenic. That means it raises your body temperature, which kick starts your metabolism to help you burn more calories.

Now that’s what I call a comfort food!

So, give this delicious dish a try tonight. I guarantee you’ll love it.

Looking out for you,

Steven Gundry, MD
Steven Gundry, MD

P.S. The holiday season is fast approaching. And with it comes a laundry list of foods that may taste great... but are also MAJOR “gut bombs.” That’s why it’s crucial to give your gut some added protection. One of the best ways to do that is with a daily dose of prebiotics. This special class of fiber builds your army of “good” bacteria so you can stay free from bloating, weight gain, and digestive troubles. I discovered a SUPER easy, 30-second trick to do all of that for you. (Best of all, it doesn’t require any cooking.)


had as a delicious breakfast this morning in Manitoba, great conversation with a young couple , spoke with them about Nature’s Energy Water , they think the time for that kind of beverage is upon us.  They were able to do a google search for me , Omega stewardardship Linked me up. 




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Friday Oct 11 Gleanings

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22. Wear yellow. It’s the color we associate with energy and optimism (possibly because it reminds us of the sun) and wearing it could give your mood a boost. Another option: Paint the walls of your bedroom or bathroom in the feel-good hue.

23. Listen to music. For an instant pick-me-up, crank up the techno tunes or dance beats in your car on the way to work. Just 12 minutes a day of upbeat music can bring about a lasting positive effect in your mood over a two-week period.


Get a dog 


Go for a hike in the woods 



Build the perfect breakfast



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Your largest expense

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One of my esteemed thought leaders that I know posted this early this morning. 

"understand that taxes will be the largest expense during your lifetime
understand the tax code and rules
and get a good tax planner, not a tax preparer (Know the difference)
tax planning is part of financial planning"

It's so true, it's one of the reasons we run a family office, it gives us the full picture of a clients financial life, plus important insights in other aspects of their life as well. We are able to make sure all the pieces of the puzzles fit and a big part of this is to maximize the tax efficency's that my be possible, everyone's sitution is different. 

For many, taxes are number one, even those with modest incomes will find that they are paying a lot out in various taxes, even if there personal federal and provincial taxes is nil or minimal.


Taxes are part of our Mission, Vision and Core Values , incase anyone ever wonder ,  we get it 


Will expand on this topic in the future. 


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Windward Luxury

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So I found a nice little sheep skin while shopping yesterday and I like it. Thought I should do some research on this item. First it comes from Australia and New Zealand. Big sheep industry there. Canada has a sheep industry , where is the raised, crafted in Canada luxury item? 


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Benefits of the Library

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The Japanese word describes piling up books to save for later ... even if you'll never actually read them.

"Even when reading is impossible, the presence of books acquired produces such an ecstasy that the buying of more books than one can read is nothing less than the soul reaching towards infinity."



I started my library in a serious way back in 1993 after I met Jim Rohn. I have read most of the books in my library’s , and now I have a word for those that are waiting and willing to share their pages with me. TLR

3651436470?profile=RESIZE_710xAre you one of us? A master of tsundoku? Mine takes the shape of the aspirational stack by my bedside table – because I am going to read every night before bed, of course, and upon waking on the weekends. Hahaha. My tsundoku also takes shape in cookbooks ... even though I rarely cook from recipes. And I think I most fervently practice tsundoku when I buy three or four novels to pile in my suitcase for a five-day vacation. Sometimes not even one sees its spine cracked.



My traveling bag of books currently on the go, including a couple rereads for the journey ahead. 

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Garbage Resources- What are you doing

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We have been doing the recycling for sometime now. Recently I decided that we need to start composting a little more seriously. So we changed our garbage can into a compostable receptor and put a little can beside it for actual garbage. The results of separation over the first week was an eye opener. Big reduction in waste. 

On a mass scale this is huge. I have just did it for the office. With time will get the whole building involved. We have been doing this at the house for a couple years now with nice results. Sure saves a lot of money and trips to the dump, plus created some awesome resources for the gardens. 

We all could do this. Looking forward to seeing if change can happen for you. Reduce your impact on the environment, one step at a time. 


”People Influence People”

Together, lets make a difference! 

Ps we setup rain barrels in 2012 when I moved on site. These help keep the fliers watered through out the dry season.

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Construction tech growth

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The Long-term Impact

Construction companies are now in a race to go digital, with the hope that technology will enhance profitability while also fending off competitors.

In total, 70% of construction companiesbelieve that those who do not adopt digital tools will go out of business. Further, most believe digitization will improve productivity, speed of delivery, and help meet sustainability challenges.

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Lets Build a Tax Refund By Giving

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We make a living by what we get, but make a life by what we give.

-Winston Churchill


I came across this quote while reading my Habitat for Humanity newsletter yesterday.


Great organization, I have many fond memories of the people there, the history that I have shared with many, I remember Valerie Kines, Second Cup, Rotary times with her , climbing with David & Becky raising funds with them ( 15,000 + for our Everest Base Camp adventure which ended by earthquake)  with Dreams Mountain Foundations Alumni, at the events we held , Kim Rice and her husband promoting the local events for us, Gerry and his wife, and all the little trips and finds at the store,  good stuff to warm my heart.

Since 2009, the Dream Mountains Foundation and its climbers have raised:  $1,287,723

SOS Children’s Villages: $204,680
Ride For Dad: $144,891
ONFE / Ottawa School Breakfast Program: $189,423
CARE Canada: $146,107
Dreams Take Flight: $182,494
Habitat For Humanity: $186,507
Ottawa Senators Foundation: $113,732
WaterCan Foundation: $31,967
Canadian Aid for Chernobyl: $50,392
Colon Cancer Canada: $37,530


So doing a little gleaning from the email, here are some highlights


Former President Jimmy Carter, who has volunteered with Habitat for Humanity for 35 years, will be turning 95 on October 1st.
The former President and his wife Rosalynn Carter are continuing this commitment to Habitat by joining future homeowners and volunteers this fall to build 21 new homes in the Park Preserve neighborhood of Nashville. This is an amazing feat not only for someone of the former presidents age, but also for the fact that he had to undergo hip surgery this past spring after falling in his home.  The Carter's not only support Habitat at home but also abroad. In 2017 they came to Canada to help build homes for the Jimmy & Rosalynn work project.

getting closer to starting our build in Cardinal. In the next few weeks we should be posting on our website at the details of when our ground breaking ceremony will take place!

World Habitat Day is on October 7 -   this is a United Nations awareness day designed to bring attention to the state of our towns and cities, and the right to adequate shelter for all. It's election time, so it's a perfect opportunity for us  to ask our candidates how they will help make safe and affordable housing a priority.

Waste Reduction Week in Canada is recognized from October 21 to 27.  Why not do your part by donating to our ReStores your gently used household, or renovation items that are still in great shape? You'll not only help support Habitat, but also save re-usable items from the landfill. Visit our website for a list of items we accept. We even take your old appliances, working or not!


TAX TIP !!!!!   when you donate something of some value it often can be appraised and a charitable tax receipt will be given, it's a great tax break, doesn't take alot of time to do and I love adding those onto a tax return. ~ Tim


Example, let's say my friend Mark decides to donate his prized load of tiles that he over bought when building his rental ( and he didn't keep his receipt, if you knew Mark you would understand) and they are worth say $1000 if he could sell them full retail ( they are in good shape)  and if HFH decides that they can sell them for say 50% less, so $500, he would get a tax receipt for the now Fair Market Value of $500 and on his taxes he would get an extra refund of $232 with that one decision. That would almost pay many peoples tax bill from me for a couple years, basically taxes are done for free with a little thinking and generosity. Now if one of us could do this everyday for a year 232*365 = 84,680 in tax savings in our little group, one a day and the charity now has $182,500 in potential sales (to build a house for a young family) ,  $365,000 in goods at retail value, and if it was all tiles, now we are just getting crazy.  Neat Impact , think about that and do it   .... another example would be to donate your old car, get a $500 receipt, same principal, donate a beautiful kitchen table and chairs, you don't need it any more, or you inheritated from your aunts estate, or the kid doesn't need the whatever anymore as they are heading west and no room in the plane and you paid good money for it, bring it in.  


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 3630941213?profile=RESIZE_710xKevin Preston took this picture of me the day we climbed Mount Washington, we decided to go climbing after we returned from Everest Base Camp adventure in April/May 2015, the earthquate in Nepal had prevented us from climbing and we wanted to get in some peaks, it was a great climb, miss you my friend, I was so looking forwrad to hearing your stories about the adventures you had undertaken since I seen you last. ~ Tim  " Got to love a little adventure on the top of a boulder overlooking the big ravine, my legs were starting to get shaky, a life adrenaline rush for sure"

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Federal Tax Credit Reminder

Well, there is an election underway for Canadians to participate in. 

It’s a reminder that one of the best credits is the political donation tax credit. You can get this every year. 

During an election it gets talked about more naturally. 

Check out the pics below. Support your local candidate and federal party. The rate starts at 75% and goes down to 40% if your investing the max of $1600

Be sure and vote !


Here is an example at 40,000 income which means your making around 20$ an hour. 


here is the tax tables with various levels of contribution levels. 



Locally, perhaps will see you at the debate on Thursday that is open to the public, and also check out the link embeded here for Elections Canada


Federal All Candidates Debate

Date:September 26, 2019
Time:6:30pm - 9:00pm
Location:Brockville Art Centre
Chamber Events   Chamber Events

In Partnership with the South Grenville Chamber 

Doors open at 6:15 pm

Meet and Greet from 6:30 pm to 7:00 pm 

Debate from 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm 


Michael Barrett - Conservative Party of Canada

Josh Bennett - Liberal Party of Canada 

Lorraine Rekmans - Green Party of Canada 

Michelle Taylor - New Democratic Party 

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Using Art For Peace

Creating peace through art
Rotary member and former Rotaractor Yesenia Uribe is promoting peace in a creative way. After participating in a Positive Peace workshop through Rotary’s partnership with the Institute for Economics and Peace, she began painting peace murals in her community of Ciudad Juárez, Mexico. Uribe worked with her fellow Rotaractors and community members to reclaim abandoned or vandalized public spaces. Using peace-related messages, they sought to transform them into safe environments where people can connect through art.

Your gift to The Rotary Foundation helps projects like this build peace in communities around the world. Celebrate the International Day of Peace on 21 September by donating today.


Here is the link !


Now the rest of the story .....

I came across this article promoting art as a way to promote peace.  W have lots of artists in our area and we have had the priveage to help them over the years.  Some current projects that come to mind is the new art supply store on King Street in the former Home Hardware Store that Mr. Billings ran for decades.


Medium Effort

me·di·um   \ ˈmē-dē-əm

a mode of artistic expression or communication 

ef·​fort   \ ˈe-fərt

a conscious exertion of power 



Then there is the Art program for kids that Stacy and her friend started, greta association with Cross Town Impact



You have to get a piece from Terry Shaub, this man carves just wow stuff out of stone. I invested in a beautiful carved rose for valentines a couple years ago, very peaceful


Seen fellow Dream Mountains Foundation  climber Jann Smith at the Brockville Farmers market yesterday and she is with a group of pottery ladies and they had a wonderful display. I picked up a berry wash strainer bowl, looking forward to using that in our summer kitchen.


And I can not forget Joanne Raven,  "Raven Expressions", they have some beautiful, aweinspiring coasters and display boards that are incredible.  Fraser was maning the booth at the market yesterday , I may have some pictures that I can add in later.  

Raven Expressions 

Owners: Joanne Raven
Telephone: 613 213 3729

Products: Unique hand painted tiles of vibrant colours to be used for coasters, trivets, trays, art and charcuterie boards.





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