We were walking the partners the other evening when a woman walked toward us. She stopped a dozen feet away, a look of shock and awe on her face. She looked at Georgie and looked back at us. Is it…..a bear? Another day, a guy… Read More
It might have been 30 years since I’d had French Toast. Then one day, I thought, “I think I’d like some French Toast.” Don’t ask me what got into me. I had some crusty Italian bread and I left enough for 4 thick slices overnight.… Read More
I’ve seen posts recently on social media celebrating Toronto’s 183rd birthday. In the scheme of things we really have a young city, don’t we? It seems in recent years Toronto has been undergoing accelerated change, and that is something we can all see in so… Read More
See more photo challenge at Bad Tempered Zombie and London’s Fog.
You might not even realize Tasty Korea is there, although the new sign helps. There are three businesses in one at this point – flowers, tea and excellent Korean take-out, just up the street from us. I stop in for lunch to go on a… Read More
This morning Tuffy P kindly left me a honey-do list, which included install bird cupboard door handles in the madness we like to call our kitchen.
I was saddened to hear on the radio this morning that Hugh’s Room is closing its doors. Over the years, Tuffy P and I have attended so many great performances at this venue, including: the late Tommy Makem, The McGarrigles, Tom Russell, Ramblin’ Jack Elliott,… Read More
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
I noted an article in the Toronto Star this morning which listed the percentage of votes our City politicians missed at Council last year. Our own Ward 6 Councillor Mark Grimes, is listed in the bottom 10, having missed 24.1% of votes, according to the… Read More
Wildwood Flower was popularized by the Carter Family, but its close cousin I’ll Twine Mid the Ringlets was written by Joseph Philbrick Webster and published way back in 1860. It could be that both are based on another earlier tune, but if so I don’t… Read More