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Love Is A Verb

Tell me your love story.

Whether a kindergarten

crush to a marriage of over 50 years.
Maybe it was a glimpse of someone at an airport. Two pairs of eyes locked for a few seconds that has lasted a lifetime.

Rekindling an old flame.

Love at first sight.

A return to a love of years ago.

Whatever your love story is, I want to hear it.

Your story could appear in my new book

“Love is a Verb”

Send your story to Joe at:

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I’m Back

As you noticed I took a year off. I am back and feeling good. I’ll fill you in with my first post. Look for it before the end of the year.


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Congratulations to DrAnthonysBlog … Our Fourth Winner!

Dr. Anthony will get to choose from one of the four following E-books: Titanic, A Search For Answers; One Last Thought; Alexandra; or One Last thought: Behind the Scenes. After Dr. Anthony e-mails us (at ) we will send him notification and a code so he can download his choice for free.

You can click on the links to read summaries of the available books to decide which book you want.

Titanic, A Search For Answers


One Last Thought

One Last Thought: Behind the Scenes

Also, don’t forget that we have 7 books for free you can download any time you want at

Once again Congrats to Dr. Anthony !

You can checkout DrAnthonysBlog web site at


e-book (Photo credit: Ángela Espinosa)

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New Canadian Titanic Stamps

New Canada Post stamps. They will be avaiable 5 April 2012.

Canada unveiled a new series of stamps honouring the 100th anniversary of the tragedy and Canada’s Titanic recovery efforts after the loss. The stamps will be available 5 April 2012 at Canadian post offices, or if that is too far to go you can click on the link below to see the beautiful stamps and maybe add a few to your collection.;CPO_JSESSIONID=pMcSPp7RwccWL73xjMvch1mXtRw5T6fLhJqVHQLwZ6b5TWk2ZTfx!-1736739416?execution=e1s1

Here is the Canada Post announcement with links to download images of the stamps.

TUESDAY, MARCH 20, 2012                                                   FOR IMMEDIATE DISTRIBUTION

Canada Post commemorates Canadian Titanic ties with stamps

Canadian recovery efforts saluted in marking 100th anniversary of the ship’s disaster

Ottawa (ON) – Canada Post unveiled today the images of the five stamps that will be issued on April 5 to mark the centennial of the sinking of RMS Titanic. The collection, created by Haligonian design team of Dennis Page and Oliver Hill, showcases the best-known ship in the world with depth and realism and adds some poignant Canadian attributes.

Canadians, and the citizens of Halifax, Nova Scotia, in particular, played a central role in the Titanic event through recovery efforts. “To this day, Canada, and especially Halifax, has an enduring and remarkably human connection to the Titanic story,” says the Honourable Peter MacKay, Minister of National Defence and Regional Minister for Nova Scotia. “The Canadian legacy of the Titanic still resonates strongly with everyone.”

Creating a detailed image of a ship that has been under water for a century presented a wonderful challenge for Halifax-based designer Dennis Page. “This was the biggest man-made moving object on earth that after setting off on her maiden voyage hit an iceberg and ended in disaster. That really stuck with me and how I was going to show that feeling.” Page basically put himself in the moment. “I imagined myself standing below her bow looking up which really gives that vantage point and perspective at how vast something like this could be.” 

Through this stamp collection Canada Post takes pride in respectfully marking an event in which so many lost their lives, and honouring the countless Canadians who helped in the recovery mission. “This is really our way of paying tribute to the Canadians involved,” says Mary Traversy, Canada Post’s Senior Vice-President of Mail. “With these stamps, we hope to preserve the legacy of the Canadians whose lives were deeply touched when Titanic sank off our coast.” 

The collection will be available on April 5 in all Canada Post outlets, online and via mail order. Pre-orders are also possible on

The Titanic stamp collection

The Titanic stamp collection is composed of five stamps, a stamp pane, a souvenir sheet, an uncut press sheet, prepaid postcards, framed prints, a collectible album and a stamp and coin collector envelope.

The four PERMANENT™ domestic-rate stamps come as two pairs of se-tenant stamps. Two show the Titanic’s impressive bow and the other two feature the stern. The stern stamps are available only on the pane of 16 stamps, which includes eight stern stamps and eight bow stamps. The bow stamps are also available in a booklet of 10 and on the pane of 16 stamps. The international rate stamp shows a full-colour side illustration of the Titanic, sailing on a calm ocean with a layered map showing relevant locations. It is available in a booklet of six stamps, a souvenir sheet and a limited edition uncut press sheet. There will be two Official First Day Covers. The first will feature a photo from Father Brown’s collection of the captain of the Titanic walking on the deck with the bow and the stern stamps. The second cover makes use of the international denomination stamp and features a photo of a paper boy in New York City announcing the disaster.

Additional information about Canadian stamps can be found in the news section of Canada Post’s website, and photos of these new stamps are also available. Stamps and other products will be available at participating post offices, or can be ordered online by following the links at, or by mail order from the National Philatelic Centre. From Canada and the USA, call toll-free 1-800-565-4362, and from other countries, call 902 863-6550.

New Canada Post stamps. They will be avaiable 5 April 2012.


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Something to Smile About

This is not the start of a new trend, but someone shared this on my facebook wall and I wanted to share it with you. It’s funny even though they spelled iceberg wrong.

I Don't know who did this.

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