About Gary Blair

Gary Blair is Owner and Chief Engagement Officer for i24 Call Management Solutions and Founder of the Art for Healing Foundation. He's passionate about creating connections between people through both his for-profit and not-for-profit activities. Communication is the name of the game.

Gary Blair’s October Quote Gems – The Meditation Edition

Have you ever experienced a seemingly inconsequential event in your life that would turn out to be life-changing? Just over twenty years ago, I crossed paths with a woman who introduced me to ‘guided meditation’. By doing so, she impacted my life more than I could have ever imagined at the time. I was [...]

Gary Blair’s October Quote Gems – The Meditation Edition2019-10-01T15:36:49-04:00

Garys September Quotes and Trivia Gems – Perseverance

Garys September Quotes and Trivia Gems - Perseverance What running has taught me about perseverance. In the last three issues of my quotes and trivia gems, I reflected on the world-altering events of 1969. In this issue, I want to pull the focus in a bit and share with you my own life-altering [...]

Garys September Quotes and Trivia Gems – Perseverance2019-09-01T17:14:27-04:00

Gary’s Quotes and Trivia Gems for August

In this third instalment of my 50th Anniversary trilogy, I reflect on the epic 1969 culture and music festival, Woodstock. Following a turbulent 1968 that saw riots across North America and Europe, there seemed to be a visceral desire to fulfil the dreams that sprung from the Summer of Love two years earlier. Woodstock [...]

Gary’s Quotes and Trivia Gems for August2019-08-01T08:33:50-04:00

Gary’s Quotes and Trivia Gems for July

In last month's Quotes and Trivia Gems, I marked the 50th anniversary of the last episode of the Sci-Fi classic, Star Trek by sharing how the show influenced me and turned me into a certified “Trekkie”. This month is the 50th Anniversary of an actual outer space milestone - the Apollo 11 [...]

Gary’s Quotes and Trivia Gems for July2019-06-18T11:08:18-04:00

Gary’s Quotes and Trivia Gems for June

Welcome to June's Quotes and Trivia Gems. Each month, I reach into my treasure trove of quotes and pull out my favourite gems and personal stories that inspired them. On becoming a Trekkie. June 2019 marks the 50th anniversary of the airing of the last episode of the original Star Trek series. That's [...]

Gary’s Quotes and Trivia Gems for June2019-06-03T08:18:49-04:00

Your Monthly Quotes and Trivia Gems for May

Welcome to May Gems. Each month, I reach into my treasure trove of quotes and pull out my favourite gems. I love quotes. They make me laugh, they make me cry and most often, they make me think. Alas, May is here and every young man’s fancy turns to … [...]

Your Monthly Quotes and Trivia Gems for May2019-05-21T11:20:06-04:00

Gary’s Quotes and Trivia Gems For April

Welcome to April's Quote and Trivia Gems. Each month, I reach into my treasure trove of quotes and pull out my favourite gems. I love quotes. They make me laugh, they make me cry and most often, they make me think. April is the birth month of William Shakespeare - the Bard of Avon. Poet, playwright [...]

Gary’s Quotes and Trivia Gems For April2019-04-16T15:45:26-04:00

Garys Quotes and Trivia Gems for March

Welcome to the March quotes and trivia gems. Ah, the month of March. It holds the hope of spring and the celebration of the always popular St-Patrick’s Day celebrations on 17th! March at last arrives!  She brings with her the shamrock and the promise of grass and gardens -  a green respite from the [...]

Garys Quotes and Trivia Gems for March2019-02-27T15:44:09-04:00

Garys Quotes and Trivia Gems for February

February Quotes and Trivia - Gary's Monthly Gems Welcome, February. The year was 1964, and the hysteria that enveloped February was something called "Beatlemania". On February 7th, the Beatles first arrived in America. That same day “I Want to Hold Your Hand” went to Number 1 on the Billboard Chart. Two days later, February 9th, [...]

Garys Quotes and Trivia Gems for February2019-01-28T09:12:32-04:00

Gary’s Quotes and Trivia Gems for January 2019

Welcome, January, the month we ring in the new year with renewed hope and promise. Along with counting down the seconds to the New Year, you probably sang, mumbled or listened “Auld Lang Syne", Robert Burn’s 1788 ode to times spent together. (The title translates to “for the sake of old times”.) “Should auld acquaintance [...]

Gary’s Quotes and Trivia Gems for January 20192018-12-27T10:21:14-04:00
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