Canada’s Calgary Stampede celebrates 2013

RODEO The calibre of a rodeo comes down to two things: the skill of the competitors and the quality of the horses, bulls and steers. The Calgary Stampede Rodeo features the world’s best rodeo athletes and the finest stock. Every afternoon at 1:15 competitors face off in a furious, action-packed display of skill and grit. Daily prizes build toward Wildcard Saturday and Showdown Sunday – “Rodeo’s Richest Afternoon.” You’ve never experienced anything like it! Tournament-style rodeo The Calgary … [Read more...]

The Queen’s Plate History & Honourable Attendance on July 7

The Queen's Plate History - a Royal Tradition The Queen's Plate is Canada's oldest thoroughbred horse race. It is run at a distance of 1¼ miles for 3-year-old thoroughbred horses foaled in Canada. The race takes place each summer in June or July at Woodbine Racetrack, Etobicoke (Toronto), Ontario. For safety reasons, since 1995 the race has been limited to a maximum of 17 starters. History The Queen's Plate was founded in 1860 by Queen Victoria. Victoria's son-in-law, The Duke of … [Read more...]

Rebecca Yuhasz Smith – WOMAN of ACTION™

  A Celebration of Women™ is elated to Celebrate the Life of this guided woman, one that refers to the finding of her calling in life as "quite by accident". Following one's dreams can be an elusive experience, and this one woman finally found her way, after a lifetime of devoting herself to the NOT FOR PROFIT world. Being an artist at heart, this visionary took action and combined her passion with a mission. Today, through the use of her artistic talents, she now devotes her energy to … [Read more...]

WOMEN in RECOVERY – Time with Nature

ADVERSITY, let go ... It is important to spend time alone in nature, as this grounds you. Your Higher Power and the nature angels, are helping you discover you and to give your gifts to the world. Help them to help you by spending more time in nature. ► After one look at this planet any visitor from outer space would say: "I want to see the manager!" (Willliam S. Burroughs) ► Man's heart away from nature becomes hard. ► Nature never deceives us; … [Read more...]

INSPIRATIONAL PHOTO – Kick up a Storm!

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