Growing up, one of the major events of the spring in our house was the opening of trout season. At some point during my university days I pretty much gave up the ritual of chasing trout, but in the early 90s, along with my friend… Read More
We bought a 2001 Corolla back in 2007. It was in great shape with only 53k km on it and it’s been a fantastic car for us. It’s getting old though, and it was time to get Tuffy P something considerably newer, and at this… Read More
These questions were posed on The Shameful Sheep. Changing words like favourite and colour to Canadian spelling. Who are you named after? I was named after my father’s big brother Eugene. I didn’t know my uncle. He left Canada as a young man and moved… Read More
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.