Category Archives: Food and drink

Caturday November 28th

The little bastard had me up at 6:00 a.m. on a Saturday. More like he was meowing and pawing at the resident artiste’s bedroom door so she came out to wake me up to “deal with your boy!”. I served … Continue reading

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Numbing the pain and escaping reality

My cats lead a boring yet comfortable life. They miss the back yard where they used to explore, play and chase critters away.  It has been three years since we moved to le petit apartment.  They don’t like it. One … Continue reading

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Happy New Year – Giddy-up!

Do you feel that energy galloping in?   It’s the Year of the Horse.  I hope to get in some celebrating tonight and this weekend. How about you? A couple of esoteric advisors have informed us that this is the … Continue reading

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Childhood companions and inspirations

Take one teddy bear, gifted in 1969 by a travelling relative to a little girl, Add years of companionship, imagination and whimsical adventures. Gently pull back the curtain covering adolescent memories of hurt and loss. Dig out a box containing … Continue reading

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Creative juices and a slow fermentation

I haven’t written much lately. Well, aside from tongue-in-cheek, deep blonde philosophies and text surrounding a new technology platform in my work life, I haven’t written much at all. The most recent offering was a series of blog posts and photographs … Continue reading

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Illuminating tour

On Saturday I enjoyed a lovely dinner with family then took an early evening stroll through another city park. This is a continuation and hopefully the final entry to my visits to as many Ottawa area parks as possible during … Continue reading

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Turning lemons into lavender

Lavender’s Blue Dilly, Dilly Lavender’s Green. Went on a tour Dilly, Dilly But none could be seen. It was a dull and drizzly Saturday on a much-welcomed long weekend. Some friends and I went on an out-of-province day trip. We … Continue reading

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