Monthly Archives: October 2011

Oahu Favorites – 10/26/11 Meeting

Aloha Fellow DBA TM’s, Mark Blackburn was the Toastmmaster for this past week’s meeting and¬†chose “Oahu Favorites” as his theme, asking us where we like to visit or “play” on our island. Inspiration speaker Wen He started off the meeting … Continue reading

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Sphere of Influence – 10/19/11 Meeting

Aloha DBA Toastmasters, The theme for this week’s past meeting, “Know Your Sphere of Influence,” was chosen by Toastmaster Edward Joseph, but when he was not able to attend, I filled in. To be honest, I had no idea what … Continue reading

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Expert Toastmasters – 10/12/11 Meeting

Aloha DBA Toastmasters, At this week’s meeting, Toastmaster Laron Tamaye asked us what special interests or hobbies did we have, that we may be considered a “resident expert” in—at least among ourselves! For Laron, it was economics, comic books, and … Continue reading

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Not Insipid – 10/5 Meeting

Grammarian Brian Takahashi chose “insipid,” as the word of the day for last week’s meeting. The definition is “lacking flavor or zest,” or “lacking qualities that excite, stimulate, or interest.” This was the opposite of what our meeting was like! … Continue reading

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Toastmasters Like an Excursion – 9/28 Meeting

Aloha DBA TMs, At this past week’s meeting, Toastmaster Chip Churchill chose “Travel” as the theme, reminding us that travel can broaden your mind. His most memorable quote, by Saint Augustine, was: ¬†“The world is a book and those who … Continue reading

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