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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!
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Posted 2 days ago at A Life, Lived
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Charred corn and chicken have great summery flavors, but what really makes this tostada sing is the chipotle-lime cream sauce that holds everything on the shell. You can buy prepared tostada shells or make them yourself following the directions in... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at A Life, Lived
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A fried is in London right now and has been posting pictures of the neighborhood where she is staying. We stayed in Spitalfields when we were there in March. Here are some shots from our wandering around the neighbourhood. Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at A Life, Lived
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This grilled flank steak with garlic and rosemary is one of my favorite summer steak recipes. You can make the marinade in the morning, let the meat soak up its flavor all day (or just the two hours suggested in... Continue reading
Posted Sep 14, 2019 at A Life, Lived
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A friend of mine is heading to Venice. Of course, it got me thinking about my visits to the most emotionally mysterious city I have ever been to. Continue reading
Posted Sep 10, 2019 at A Life, Lived
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This variation on a Caprese salad is a Di Bruno Bros. classic. Serve it with grilled bread, olives, and Prosecco for a light appetizer or a summery lunch. It’s easily doubled or halved. This recipe is excerpted from Di Bruno... Continue reading
Posted Sep 8, 2019 at A Life, Lived
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I have lots of great pictures from our camping weekend away but I have not had time to pull them off of my camera so I'll return to Thailand for this edition of Travel Tuesday. Continue reading
Posted Sep 3, 2019 at A Life, Lived
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I was asked where my Travel Tuesday post was last week - to be honest things got out of control with work. I'm taking a short break from Thailand pics. Next weekend is Labour Day. Paul and I always go... Continue reading
Posted Aug 27, 2019 at A Life, Lived
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With the development of so-called 'ever bearing' strawberries the once short season is extended although it is gradually coming to an end. We took advantage of this last night turning the last few delicious berries into this amazing drink. I... Continue reading
Posted Aug 25, 2019 at A Life, Lived
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School starts in 2 weeks. Time for this important reminder. Continue reading
Posted Aug 19, 2019 at A Life, Lived
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Pet owners everywhere will get this . . . We have a king-sized bed. I am one of those folks that sleeps deeply and does not move around. Paul, on the other hand, is known as 'kicky'. Because of this... Continue reading
Posted Aug 14, 2019 at A Life, Lived
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This is the view from my hotel room where I will be spending the next week. The 22nd ETFO Annual Meeting takes place at the Sheraton hotel. Yes, I have been to all 22. I must admit, some of that... Continue reading
Posted Aug 12, 2019 at A Life, Lived
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Two actually - both perpetrated by radicalized white males with access to guns. Cue this . . . Continue reading
Posted Aug 8, 2019 at A Life, Lived
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A few more shots from my recent stay in Bangkok for this week's Travel Tuesday post. Continue reading
Posted Aug 6, 2019 at A Life, Lived
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It is had to believe that two weeks ago I was in Bangkok. The Congress Opening Ceremonies started at 4 and I had the day free. I booked a cooking class figuring 'when in Thailand . . .' I've taken... Continue reading
Posted Aug 4, 2019 at A Life, Lived
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I haven't posted much about my time in Bangkok - I was just too bloody busy with the Congress. Nonetheless, I did manage to find the time to take a photo or two. This should keep me set for the... Continue reading
Posted Jul 30, 2019 at A Life, Lived
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Last Saturday I had a free day in Bangkok. I booked a half day tour that took in some of the main sights in the old city. The tour visited the Temple of the Golden Buddha, or Wat Traimit, and... Continue reading
Posted Jul 28, 2019 at A Life, Lived
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Yes, I arrived in Bangkok in one piece. Exhausted, but in one piece. In fairness, I was less exhausted than I would have been had I been seated in coach. Thank goodness there were points to be sued to fly... Continue reading
Posted Jul 21, 2019 at A Life, Lived
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I have friends visiting Cape Cod. Of course looking at their pictures has inspired today's Travel Tuesday post. Continue reading
Posted Jul 16, 2019 at A Life, Lived