This is JDeQ's Typepad Profile.
Join Typepad and start following JDeQ's activity
Join Now!
Already a member? Sign In
JDeQ
Burlington, Ontario
eating, drinking, laughing, travelling . . . living life to the fullest!
Interests: Travel, food, drink, books, current events, politics, art, theatre, movies, music - life really!
Recent Activity
Image
This week's Photo Hunt theme is 'pet'. I'm taking this week's theme in a slightly different direction . . . This is the wonderful Monterrey Goat Farm in the Berkshires. Every time we visit Paul makes it a mission to... Continue reading
Posted 17 hours ago at A Life, Lived
Image
LOL - I can hear the whinging. . . . meatloaf???? Yes, meatloaf and a bloody tasty meatloaf at that! This recipe is from Martha Stewart, although I think we all know she wasn't whipping up a meatloaf to serve... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at A Life, Lived
Image
I overheard two people in the grocery check out line discussing the Syrian refugees. One wondered why they just didn't go back home. SIGH This is why . . . Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at A Life, Lived
Image
I had better get traveling some more . . . . I'm running out of Travel Tuesday destinations! :-) Here are some pics from our visit to Boston a few years back . . . Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at A Life, Lived
Important information here for anyone who is heading to Italy . . . Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at A Life, Lived
Image
This week's Photo Hunt theme is 'now'. I'd like to be somewhere with a view like this right now . . . Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at A Life, Lived
Image
This was February 2, 2015: A year and a day later I was driving with the sunroof open, windows down. It was 15 degrees Celsius out there . . . What have we done to our planet? Continue reading
Posted Feb 4, 2016 at A Life, Lived
Image
Here is another delicious soup which will warm you through to your toes during the cold winter months. Foodland Ontario posted it on facebook a few weeks ago and I printed the recipe. Presumably I was not alone because a... Continue reading
Posted Feb 3, 2016 at A Life, Lived
Image
My colleagues and I are talking about visiting the Berkshires in August. I've been looking for a rental in Great Barrington and have been thinking about our trips there in previous years . . . Continue reading
Posted Feb 2, 2016 at A Life, Lived
Image
I can not believe it is the beginning of February already! Where has January gone????? This comic really resonated with me this weekend . . . Continue reading
Posted Feb 1, 2016 at A Life, Lived
Image
In winter if it is the weekend there is most likely a pot of soup on the stove at our house. A huge pot will provide lunches for the week. Leftovers are frozen. At this point our freezer is starting... Continue reading
Posted Jan 31, 2016 at A Life, Lived
Image
This week's Photo Hunt theme is 'quick'. Aqua Alta in San Marco Square, Venice. It is amazing how quick the water rises. People quickly clamber up on the raised walk ways to avoid walking in the water. Once you are... Continue reading
Posted Jan 30, 2016 at A Life, Lived
Image
This was another one of those meals that satisfied a number of needs - it was cold outside so I needed soup. Our CSA had been slamming us with apples and sweet potatoes so it helped use those up. I... Continue reading
Posted Jan 29, 2016 at A Life, Lived
Image
A friend of ours just returned from Rome. Viewing the stream of pics she posted got me thinking about our last trip there... Continue reading
Posted Jan 26, 2016 at A Life, Lived
Image
Every week we've been receiving 3or 4 sweet potatoes in our CSA. That is a lot of sweet potatoes for two people to eat. Needless to say we have been searching for ways to use them up. This recipe, from... Continue reading
Posted Jan 25, 2016 at A Life, Lived
Image
Yesterday I posted the chicken satay which we made for New Year's Eve. We served the satay over mango salad which seems to be the way most Thai restaurants locally serves things up. This is not a traditional presentation but... Continue reading
Posted Jan 25, 2016 at A Life, Lived
Image
We have had a butternut squash sitting on the counter for the past few weeks. It was starting to take on the look of a science experiment so I thought I had better use it up. It was a wet... Continue reading
Posted Jan 24, 2016 at A Life, Lived
Image
This week's Photo Hunt theme is 'cat'. Paul making a new friend in Rome . . . Continue reading
Posted Jan 23, 2016 at A Life, Lived
Image
I am sure there isn't a cookout there who doesn't appreciate a one pot meal - particularly when it comes time to do the dishes. Of course, the ease and convenience of the clean up would be pointless if the... Continue reading
Posted Jan 22, 2016 at A Life, Lived
Image
(Thanks to the folks at Food and Wine for putting this fun post together) If your favorite Star Wars characters were wines, here's what they would be. Advertisement Advertisement Choosing the right bottle in the vast world of wine can... Continue reading
Posted Jan 21, 2016 at A Life, Lived