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View from the peak of Ha Ling
The Start Line
Evening in Chinon
Lazy Man's Cabbage Roll Casserole
Iron Skillet Cornbread with Goat Feta

Iron Skillet Cornbread with Goat Milk Feta

I'm a baker. My partner doesn't like cake, cookies, or even pie most times. Lately, my baking has been limited to bread and bagels. On ...

Photo courtesy of Avenue  Edmonton Magazine.

Healthy Living Myths Busted by Timothy Caulfield

The Cure for Everything by Timothy Caulfield is written for those who are tired of the weight loss and fitness mumbo jumbo that floats ...

Raspberry Blueberry Jam

Homemade Raspberry-Blueberry Jam

There is a perk/downside to having a blog and that is the ability of viewing and analyzing my website statistics. When I first started ...

Orion Nebula

Valuable Work Lessons from an Astronaut

I don't like audiobooks. Here's why. The first audiobook I ever borrowed from the library was Bossypants by Tina Fey. I was pumped to hear Tina narrate her own book because I loved her in 30 Rock. However, I had to throw in the towel when she started talking about her first menstruation by chapter ...

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Hitchhiking Women: Courageous or Crazyness?

I just returned from a week in the Rocky Mountains and I noticed there were quite a few hitch hikers. The majority were men but there was one woman, outside of Jasper, Alberta, with two large suitcases, looking put together, clean, and glamourous with oversized, round, Lady Gaga-esque sunglasses. There ...

Montreal Skyline from Mount Royal

Microbrewery Bike Tour in Montreal

If you go to Montreal the best thing you can do is to rent a Bixi bike and hit the streets in search of craft beers. [caption id="attachment_2033" align="aligncenter" width="1024"] Montreal Skyline from Mount Royal[/caption] Conveniently, my better half has created a map of our microbrew pub crawl ...

Modest Mouse rocking out... checked that off the bucket list.

Montreal: Osheaga Festival and Hipsters

A couple weeks ago, Billy and I hopped on a plane to Montreal. Reflecting on our trip, I can't think of a more opposite city compared to where I live now (near Red Deer, AB). One is primarily French, the other English. Montreal is bohemian. Red Deer is hardworking oilpatch city. Montreal is consumed ...