Just how many craft brewing companies are there in the Toronto area these days? I’m overwhelmed by the choice… This one promises (on the can) to be bright, crisp and thirst quenching, and I quite enjoy it.
The other day I was at my local purveyors of alcoholic beverages, stocking up – which for me meant a whopping 4 cans of craft beer and one can of hard cider. I don’t drink a lot of cider, but once in a while, I… Read More
Just another decorating idea brought to you by the good folks at 27th Street.
Two Long Branch residents, Mike Foderick & Kristle Calisto-Tavares, spear-headed the 2nd Annual Long Branch Holiday Food Drive this past weekend. They delivered paper bags across the community for folks to fill with food items – then they picked up the full bags from porches… Read More
Snow-walk with the dogs Fire up the woodstove Enjoy some seriously good scotch (thanks Les) and try not to whine more than necessary about the man-cold that walloped me full force Nap as required.
Apparently our local transit system is having some financial difficulties. The Mayor was on the radio today blaming fare-skippers for the problem, suggesting public shaming as an option. I heard one commentator suggest the solution was more transit cops to catch the ne’er-do-wells avoiding their… Read More
This morning I trundled off to my local Mark’s Work Warehouse because I needed various items of clothing – I’ve been putting it off because I’m not much on clothes shopping. I was looking at some shirts in the store and there was a sign… Read More
Each year at Remembrance Day I think of the stories my father used to tell me about him and his buddy Freddie as rapscallion kids, and what happened to each of them during the Second World War. I’ve told many people at least parts of… Read More
Here by the shores of Lake Ontario, it might be argued there are 2 seasons, not 4, defined by two weekends each year – the weekend they pull all the sailboats from the yacht club in Sam Smith Park – and the weekend they put… Read More