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Duffin’s Donuts

If I am traveling anywhere remotely close to 41st and Knight Street in Vancouver, I always make a detour to stop at the most eclectic donut shop anyone could imagine; Duffin’s Donuts. Yes, that’s a barbecue chicken sandwich from Duffin’s … Continue reading

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Leghorn Ranch Horseback Riding

I made a deal with my daughters for their birthday this year. The deal was, rather than buying them a toy or something that they might use for a short while and then set aside, I would buy them an … Continue reading

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My Farmhouse Kitchen Table Continues

I’ve made some progress on my farmhouse kitchen table. Perhaps most importantly, I’ve got the table and parts at home in my garage! As you can see, all the pieces are now glued together, cut to length, cut to width, … Continue reading

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A Dad in the Burbs Has Started A Podcast!

Just because I didn’t have enough places where my “voice” is able to be heard – other than here on my blog, on my Instagram, my Facebook, and my YouTube channel, I decided to start a podcast! You can check … Continue reading

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Thursday Thoughts

I love this quote from Miguel Guhlin, “No one jumps a 20 foot chasm in two 10 foot jumps.” Brilliant. When you need to make a big change, you need to make big, bold moves.

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The Rad Power Bike Rad Rover

I’ve had my new Rad Rover – my electric assisted bicycle – for a couple of weeks now and I have to say “I’m loving it!” This video is from the first couple of days of me riding and getting … Continue reading

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Taps and Tacos

One of my grandfather’s more “edgy” sayings was, “if that’s lunch, I’ve had it!” When I was a kid, I’d chuckle at his double entendre. Now I use it! Thanks to the great staff at Port Moody’s Taps and Tacos … Continue reading

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A Dad in the Burbs Attempts to Find the Top Three Foodie Places

During spring break a buddy and I decided to head into Vancouver and try out a few foodie places; the places we visited are places we have heard about but rarely have time to try. Our stated goal was to … Continue reading

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Thursday Thoughts

The following quote is often incorrectly attributed to Albert Einstein, …not everything that can be counted counts, and not everything that counts can be counted. The truth is, William Bruce Cameron turned the clever phrase in his 1963 book, Informal … Continue reading

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Cast Iron Cooking; Making Bread

Those who follow me on Instagram or my Facebook page know that I’ve been working on my baking skills. I’m still working on my biscuit making technique and I’ve returned to bread making. Typically I do my bread making while … Continue reading

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