Monthly Archives: May 2011

Everything’s Coming Up Roses

I did a really silly thing today while gardening. Right beside my rose bush, I went ahead and pulled up an independent stalk with the intention of replanting a few feet away. I managed to break the stalk with only … Continue reading

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Adventures in the Kitchen

I was reading an interesting article the other day by columnist Corey Mintz in the Toronto Star called “Let’s try snout”. The title immediately caught my attention and as I read on I kept asking the question ‘why ?’ Apparently Corey … Continue reading

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Power Mower

The gas mower is on the brink so I resorted to cutting the lawn with an electric thing-a-ma-jig. Exhausting but satisfying work I must say. Pulled tons of forget-me-nots. They certainly live up to their namesake. They are everywhere and … Continue reading

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Companion Gardening

I picked up some very useful tips on Sunday at a “container gardening workshop” that I attended. You have to practice companion gardening. No it is not gardening with a friend or your significant other, it means grouping certain plants together … Continue reading

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Bike + Taxi

Put a bike and a taxi together and what do you get? A bixi. You buy a $95 yearly membership and insert your access token into any of the 80 bike docking station across the city and presto you have a bike … Continue reading

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And the winner is

I managed to cast my vote today. I felt I had accomplished a tremendous amount just by marking the “x” on the ballot. Funny how just one vote can make a difference. In a few hours we will know who … Continue reading

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The Royal Watcher

  Last Friday was a day to end all days. It was the “wedding”.  Kate and Wills or Catherine and William as they are now called, finally tied the knot. I am not a royal watcher by trade, just a … Continue reading

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