While I was out walking Jim Dog the other day I saw one of my neighbours had put a chest of drawers out on the curb with a sign on it saying “Free to good home.” That sign made me think back to a story my good buddy told me about his father’s first few years […]
Category: Food and Drink
Thoughts and observations on the places we go to eat, and the foods we eat, crave and see during our daily adventures.
For me to leave the house this morning was similar to leaving a five alarm blaze. I walked away from the house just hoping that the crew I left in charge would be okay. Speaking of five alarm blazes, I see that Horizons restaurant burned and has been essentially gutted. Sorry to hear this news but on the other hand, I […]
Do you ever stop and think about how our modern day conveniences came about? Things that we depend on everyday, things like, for example, coffee. Who was it that stopped and picked the coffee berries and then had the foresight to dry them and save the hard little nut like thing that was inside? Imagine […]
Have you ever gone out for dinner in a restaurant only to have a child or two sitting at a nearby table yowling like wild beasts, throwing food on the floor, and basically acting like feral dogs spoil your experience? Yes? Well why did you not stop in a say hi to me and my family? Ikea […]
Today, in our ongoing efforts to introduce our girls to many different forms and flavours of food, we took them to the Bo Kong Vegetarian restaurant in Richmond. Typically, when we go to restaurants that are not entirely kid/baby friendly, we get the table closest to the washroom door. Not today though. Instead we were led to a table […]
In hindsight, I think it might have been a mistake to buy Fisher-Price baby toys and educationally stimulating things. The twins have far more interest in dog chew-toys, shoes left at the front door, the tv remote control, electrical cords, house keys, the pile of filing that is omnipresent on the corner of my desk and the cat scratching post. […]