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Durable Goods

Buying a Replacement Vehicle for my Toyota Echo

Well, seeing as my Toyota Echo now has more than 300,000 kilometers on it, I have decided it is time to start looking for a new replacement vehicle. With the price of gas going through the roof, I thought the logical thong to do is to buy an electric car. But then I did some […]

Tesla Model S
Durable Goods

Tesla Model S Test Drive

I recently had the opportunity to go for an extended test drive in a Tesla Model S. In case you don’t know, the Model S is the Tesla sedan. It is a four door car that reminded me of an old school Crown Victoria. It felt big, heavy, and secure on the road. The Model […]

Venison
Eating

Venison Vs Farmed Salmon

Funny thing happened to me this weekend. A thing that made me go hmmmm… Let me back up a bit. Last fall a friend of mine who lives near the Kootenays – actually his home is in what is known as Boundary Country – the area between the Okanagon and the Kootenays gave me three […]

Support Local
Life Musings

Taking a Social Media Break

Funny thing happened in late January; I decided to take a social media break – I took a hiatus from social media. My desire to take a little break was not because of the Faceplant whistleblower event that demonstrated that FB cares more about profits than about their user’s mental health. Nope. Besides, who didn’t […]

B&W Cars
Life Musings

State of the Art

Here’s an interesting thought. All throughout time, when you are being “sold” something, the people doing the selling will tell you that what they are selling is “state of the art”. You know that ratty old car on the road? When someone bought it, years ago, they were told that it was state of the […]

Ramen Bella
Eating

Ramen at Ramen Bella

I am too lazy to add text so here are pics of the ramen my daughter and I had at Ramen Bella in Port Coquitlam down off Lougheed near Westwood. It was delicious. There’s also a picture of a plate of chicken karage – which was everything good. The noodle pull!! Chicken karage – crispy, […]

Spatchcock Turkey
Cooking

Spatchcock Turkey for Christmas

As I’ve previously written, I’m not a big fan of turkey. It’s just not a type of meat I’m crazy about. – I find it too dry. So people often say things like brine the turkey. Or cook it breast down. Or inject it with liquified butter. Or dry brine it. Or deep fry the […]

Support Local
Life Musings

The Year To Support Local

I’m not one for making New Years resolutions. I find them pretty much useless. So this year instead of making any resolutions, my goal is to “support local.” But let me back up a bit and explain what I am talking about. What I have done in the past is choose a word or a […]

Lytton Creek Wildfire
Life Musings

Thoughts on Aging

You don’t stop skateboarding because you’re old – you grow old because you stop skateboarding. Add any other activity in place of skateboarding. Keep doing what you love to do!