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Starbucks Carved Ham and Swiss Sandwich

I have to admit, I have not been happy with the last few breakfast sandwiches I’ve bought from Starbucks. The bacon sandwiches have seriously under cooked and stringy bacon and the roasted ham sandwiches have had an odd chemical-like smell … Continue reading

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A Day of Theatre; Evergreen Cultural Centre and the Cultch

Saturday was a day full of theatre for me. Not theatre in the sense of drama at home, but actual real drama in real theatres, seeing as I actually attended two different performances, one in the theatre at the Evergreen … Continue reading

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The House of Knives; the ICE Double Edge Safety Razor

Here is the video of me putting the ICE double edge safety razor to work. The razor was provided to me by the folks at The House of Knives. Watch to see me lather up my pretty face and get … Continue reading

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Lights at Lafarge Winter Lights Display

Even though I thought the much-anticipated Lights at Lafarge Winter Lights Display was set to return to Coquitlam’s Town Centre Park today, it is in fact scheduled for Saturday, November 25th. And it is going to be bigger and brighter … Continue reading

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The House of Knives; the Double Edge Safety Razor

I reached out to the folks at The House of Knives because I wanted to see how a brand new double edge safety razor would feel compared to the vintage ones that I typically use. I have to admit, the shiny … Continue reading

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Best Practices for Social Media Background Checks

Using social media background checks to screen prospective employees is becoming more common. In a recent study conducted by CareerBuilder, nearly 60 percent of employers used social media to vet prospective candidates in 2016. That translates to a 500 percent … Continue reading

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Nearly Wordless Wednesday

The Austin Fish House; massive fish and excellent fries cut fresh from potatoes on site. More later.

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What Do Canadians Know About the USA

Canadians often take glee in how ignorant our American neighbours are of all things Canadian. Perhaps the highpoint of our glee in American ignorance of Canadian politics was when a Canadian tv program punked an American president by asking him … Continue reading

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National Sandwich Day

Basically every day there is a “day” for some food item or another. Today was National Sandwich Day. Here’s my nod to the Sandwich; a smoked turkey with Swiss cheese on multi grain bread from my friends at the Blue … Continue reading

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National Bison Day

The first Saturday in November is National Bison Day. The day is meant to commemorate the economic, cultural, and historical significance of the Bison to North America.  I’m not sure if eating Bison is an appropriate way to commemorate the … Continue reading

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