November 12, 2010 by Maire in Hobbies / 0 Comments

I have to admit that I was a bit alarmed that Hallowe’en wasn’t even over yet when the stores started to put out their Christmas displays.  I guess it just goes to show how the commercial world moves.  I thought it was gauche to put up such store displays before American Thanksgiving, but I guess […]

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Food Rules

Food Rules

November 9, 2010 by Maire in Hobbies / 4 Comments

This was last night’s dinner: a home-made chili from scratch.  The only things that did not come in my produce box this week were an onion from my veggie drawer, spices, the beans, the ground sirloin, and a wee little bit of starch to thicken the juices slightly. When I say ‘my produce box’, I mean that […]

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Should’ve done that yesterday

Should’ve done that yesterday

November 8, 2010 by Maire in Hobbies / 2 Comments

I finally managed to squeak a little time to take a few photographs, and very quickly came to the realization that maybe, just maybe, I should have gotten my rear in gear a little sooner.  On a less overcast day, perhaps.  But, things being as they are, I tromped out to the patio and set […]

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Vacation. Staycation. Vay Cay Shun

Vacation. Staycation. Vay Cay Shun

November 5, 2010 by Maire in Hobbies, Knitting, Wanderings / 0 Comments

We’ve been needing to take a break for quite awhile now, and it only just finally happened. Thank goodness for vacation time! Some may recall that we took a trip to Saskatoon about a month back…and a week of vacation with it.  Yeah…that didn’t work out quite so well.  Robin was recovering from a cold […]

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