Reblog – Google vs Alexa

A very witty and informed review of the latest techno trends.

Lydia!

A Tony Of All Trades

Warning:
This post contains Canadian content, and may not be suitable for non-Canadians!

I have been wondering about getting one of these smart speakers, Google Home Mini or Amazon Echo Dot (Alexa), for a while.  I just didn’t know if they would be worth the investment.  However, Boxing Day (It’s like a Canadian Black Friday, but it is the day after Christmas) came and at 50% off, I figured it was time to try.

I couldn’t decide on which smart speaker to get, so I got both and compared them.  They arrived on the same day.

The Speaker:
On opening the boxes, the first thing I noticed was that the Amazon unit was a little heavier than the Google.  Once I started playing music, I noticed that the sound quality of Alexa was much more natural than the Google unit, so I am guessing the extra weight is a bigger…

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Reblog – Make Your Dash Matter

I find this post very thought-provoking and insightful and definitely worth reading. Am I getting enough out of my dash?

Lydia!

My Loud Whispers of Hope

“What matters is how we live and love and how we spend our dash”

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The Dash

I read of a man who stood to speak at a funeral of a friend.  He referred to the dates on the tombstone from the beginning…to the end.

He noted that first came the date of birth and spoke of the following date with tears, but said what mattered most of all was the dash between those years.

For that dash represents all the time they spent alive on earth and now only those who loved them know what that little line is worth.

For it matters not, how much we own, the cars..the house…the cash.  What matters is how we lived and loved and how we spend our dash.

So think about this long and hard; are there things you’d like to change?  For you…

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Blogmas 2016 – Peace Is Always Beautiful (Reblog)

I found this wonderful post by JoHanna Massey featuring the various cultural celebrations going on this time of year. Lydia! Peace Is Always Beautiful One of the joys and benefits of having JoHannaMassey.com has been interacting with people from around the globe, whose lives and interests are so varied, so interesting, and so vividly shared. For …