Monthly Archives: March 2016

Routes Seldom Taken

Feeling like I should really get out on the bike sooner rather than later I set out on a quest to get some warmer leg coverings. This quest, though incredibly linear by bus, took me down a route that was … Continue reading

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Ice and Everything After

I went out for a walk yesterday, armed  with only the camera on my phone.  It was a beautiful day, with the sun shining, and people getting back to normal after the late winter/early spring snow.  What I saw struck … Continue reading

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Baking for Breakfast….Kind of

Years and years ago, I went to South Carolina on a rare family vacation that did not involve camping in Northern Ontario.  Besides some great sights, I really loved that they served biscuits rather than bread rolls every place I … Continue reading

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And Winter says “No.”

  Today’s Perfect Moment comes to you courtesy of Mother Nature. Just when I thought it was safe to put away the toque and the gloves, I wake to a lots of snow and ice.  It was a less than … Continue reading

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When Reading Transcends

Today’s Perfect Moment is in celebration of reading. Reading is wonderful and I wish more people found it as amazing as I do.  Of course, writing this, I guess I am preaching to the choir.  If you’re reading this, you … Continue reading

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My Love/Hate Relationship with IKEA

Yes. Just like the title says.  I have a love hate relationship with IKEA.  There is not way around this.  So, let’s break it down. The Love Some interesting and cool/quirky furniture and stuff. Occasionally some decent prices on that … Continue reading

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Saturday Morning Interrupted

While this isn’t always the case, I have a certain expectation of how Saturday is supposed to work. I expect to get up, make more coffee than I normally have time to drink, eat sugary cereals and look through the … Continue reading

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When the Bus Driver Has Something to Say

Today’s perfect moment comes courtesy of my bus driver. In what I believe to be a rare feat, he took to the bus P.A. system to editorialize our ride home.  Don’t get me wrong, the P.A. system does get used, … Continue reading

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Even More Proof that My Cat is Smarter Than I Am.

As I mentioned in my previous post, the past Sunday was the day when we changed our clocks here in Canada.  As result, the knowledge that my cat is smarter than I am was reconfirmed. I feed my cat twice … Continue reading

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Monday Morning

I need a more positive synonym for strange. You see, Monday was strange, but I don’t want Monday to detract from the idea of perfect.  Besides, it isn’t like Monday was STRANGE.  Monday wasn’t STRANGE.  Monday was strange.  The funny … Continue reading

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