"Be fearless, yet humble. Bold and action-oriented, otherwise life passes you by. And pursue your dream. You can attain it." - (C.Toftoy, 2016)


West Point luncheon on Sept 15 at Army Navy Country Club
"Chuck Toftoy will lead an open discussion on his new concept, "Create Your Own World". Everyone can join in by giving their viewpoints on how to cope with an unstable and complex world. A prize will be given to a lucky attendee."
May 18, 2023
Falcon's Landing Presentation
Community Life
2022 Falcons Landing Circle
Potomac Falls, VA  
There were 100 people in attendance!

May 31, 2023
Book Talk Held at
 Vincent Hall Retirement Home
McLean, VA 

There were 50 in attendance!

Create Your Own World
Zoom Discussion
May 10, 2023
Arlington Neighborhood Community

Walter Reed Adult Community Center
Open Discussion
April 6, 2023
11 am - 1 pm



 I.            You are important.

a.   Everybody counts. You are significant.

b.   Who are you?

c.   What do you want to be?

d.   Persistent and positive attitude

e.   Survival of the fittest

f.   Discuss relevant quotes (see below)

II.            What is this?

a.  A clever approach that may change your life and make you happier. It can breathe new life into your lifelong journey.

III.          Why create our own world? The World is unstable and  complex.

a.   Many things in the world cause you to become depressed, disappointed, stressed.

b.   Discuss some of these things. (Such as gun control, racism, political divisiveness, climate change …)

IV.           How to Create your own world?

a.  You are not going to live in a cocoon, rather you can live in “your world” made up of those things you love, have a passion for, which makes you happy. You deserve to be happy.

V.             Questions and Comments

 If you would like to contribute to the discussion 

and cannot attend, please use contact form. 



 “You are important, and you exist for a reason.”

                                                                   (Peaceful Diaries)


“You are much stronger than you realize. Don’t let anyone ever tell you that you’re not. Not even you.”

                                                                                                       (J. W. Lynne)


“Always remember you matter, you’re important and you are loved, and you bring to this world things no one else can.”

                                                                                               (Charlie Mackesy)


“Stop acting so small; you are the universe in ecstatic motion.”



“If you think you are too small to make a difference, try sleeping with a mosquito.”

                                                                                               (Dalai Lama XIV)


“Be a free thinker. Don’t let others control your mind and your emotions.”

                                                                                                      (C. N. Toftoy)

Friday, February 3, 2023
Book Talk - via ZOOM
Blunnders: Shocking Mistakes That Altered History 

West Point Society of Texas

 Wednesday, November 23, 2022
Service Academy - Book Talk - via ZOOM
November 2, 2022
A book talk was held at the Walter Reed Community Center, for Arlington County seniors.
Signed copies are still available. Use the "contact" button to order your copy today!  
October 5, 2022

A book talk was held at the Army-Navy Country Club, Arlington, VA for Club members. 
Signed copies are still available. Use the "contact" button to order your copy today!
July 26, 2022

   January 2022

Visiting Caisson at Ft. Myer

The home for special  horses that  participate in funerals at Arlington National Cemetery and other special ceremonies.  

December 10, 2021

Book Talk at Linder Academy November 8, 2021

For Veterans Day - 3 classes enjoyed this event!

  Nov. 2, 2021

Book Talk at Goodwin Living Life Enrichment

Book talk  presented  at the Army Navy Country Club,  Arlington, Va. Sept 15, 2021.Attendance was 58. Toftoy covered several blunders from his book, Blunnders: Shocking Mistakes That Altered History.

Wednesday, March 2, 2016, 12:00 pm 

The George Washington University Museum and The Textile Museum, 701 21st Street, NW
It's All in the Timing!