Selected PostsThe great racehorse and showman Cigar died Tues. Oct. 7th. (Oct. 9/14) Bill Smallwood’s novel The Acadians – complicated and good (Oct. 3/14) Do-it-yourself Kraft Dinner – my Bulk Barn discovery (Oct. 2/14) Canada entered WWII 75 years ago today. In tribute, Dogs in War (Sept. 10/14) A Grenfell mat – an unexpected find at the Sussex flea market (Aug 22/14) My cousin’s Youtube vlog about Ridgeway and the Angers (Aug. 6/14)
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See Newfoundland Mi’kmaq Family History and Genealogy for research links and discussion.
Coronation Street has been my must-see tv for many years. I pick a scene each week and post about it on Sundays. It is at Corrie Scene of the Week and follows the Canadian air time, two weeks behind the UK.
A photo of my friend at the Taj Mahal made me think about the sought-out and the accidental, things that become our bucket list. Staycations let us see knowns and unknowns at home. Time and space change what, and how, we see.
I’m a self-taught cook. Here are recipes, hints on utensils and simple kitchen tricks, easy ways to preserve food and stretch dollars, and dinner party tales of what not to do and successes that may inspire you to take a risk.
Animal welfare, cosmetics testing, horses famous and not, and the joys of chickens are some of the topics discussed here. The photo is of my late dog, also in slider photo, and his kitten, pictured above watching television.
Click pictures for book & movie reviews, car posts, and stories.
For more reviews and writings on animals, see my St. Thomas Dog Blog.