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New Westminster’s Wild Thyme

I had heard great things about Wild Thyme, the New Westminster restaurant that serves Lebanese food so this week for a lunch meeting a colleague and I popped in to give Wild Thyme on 12th Street in New Westminster a … Continue reading

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Whistler to The Burbs Via Electric Vehicle 

Yesterday we returned in the Nissan Leaf from Whistler to our homes in the burbs of Vancouver. When we left Whistler we had almost 100% charge on the batteries after the car being plugged into a 110 volt standard electrical … Continue reading

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Whistler Beer Festival Via Nissan Leaf

My EV road trip is now in progress. I am in a Nissan Leaf headed to Whistler to take part in the beer festival. I will update as we progress. For now, here is the data as we leave home: … Continue reading

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Farm Town Meats; Steak for Dinner

I have been crazy busy this week with work and making plans to head off to Whistler for the Beer Festival so I haven’t had a chance to sit down and tickle the keyboard. I have to admit, I have … Continue reading

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Just Some Hot Lunches

A few pictures from some of the lunches I enjoyed this past summer. First, a bowl of ramen from Kamamarui on Royal Oak Ave in Burnaby. Good. Not the flavour punch to the taste buds that I was hoping for. … Continue reading

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Scrambled Eggs Gordon Ramsay Style

Here is a “shot-by-shot” breakdown of my video of the Gordon Ramsay style eggs that I cooked a few weeks ago. I start with eggs – I like free range, farm fresh eggs bought from a farmer. I refuse to … Continue reading

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Coming Home Cafe New Westminster

Catching up on a couple blog posts that were left as drafts before I took off with my kids for an 8 day trip to the interior of BC. This one is really simple, great Eggs Benedict with good pan … Continue reading

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Our Failed Electric Vehicle Trip Up the Fraser Canyon

A few weeks ago I posted about a plan to drive up the Fraser Canyon in my friend’s Nissan Leaf – an all electric vehicle. Well, as I said in my update right in that post, our EV trip up … Continue reading

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Those Big Questions

Do you ever wonder about what you are doing “with your life”? Do you ever stop and think…what the fuck is it all about? Am I on “the right path”? Or even, is there a right path to be on? … Continue reading

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Boat and Tool Rentals 

About a month ago, before my guts fell out and I had to be hospitalized for just over a week, I decided to trim the final holly hedge at my mother’s house in Burnaby. While a holly hedge is a … Continue reading

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