September 03, 2012

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Fresh and Sweet Medley

After a whirlwind vacation through the Maritimes, and far too many breakfasts at Tim Horton’s that I care to admit, this morning’s breakfast was an absolute delight. Fresh Ontario strawberries, blueberries, peaches, pears, apples, an organic mango and avocado, topped off with some hemp hearts and just a wee bit of Lavender honey and buds […] View full article →
July 20, 2012

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Creme Brule

Dan and I have been watching Gordon Ramsay’s Hell’s Kitchen, and in each episode someone has invariably screwed up something. So I thought I would try creme brule. How complicated can it be? Well, not much but more than I thought based on the recipe. A modified recipe, next time I would use a fresh […] View full article →
July 07, 2012

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Above the Treeline

Two weeks ago I was camping and hiking in Banff and Jasper. On this specific windy and sunny Tuesday I spotted a Golden Mantled Ground Squirrel – well the later part of him. Sort of misjudged whether he could scramble into the rock fissure and subsequently got stuck. Banff National Park, Alberta July  7, 2012 View full article →
June 20, 2012

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Ugly Ducklings

Goosey goosey gander, Whither shall I wander? Up stairs and down stairs, In my lady’s chamber; There you’ll find a cup of sack And a race of ginger. The stairs went crack, He nearly broke his back. And all the little ducks went, ‘Quack, quack, quack Advertisements View full article →
May 03, 2012

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When Spring Showers Bring May Flowers

Sometimes it isn’t until the clouds part that we realize we have been missing the sun. One year ago today, May 3rd 2012, it was likely the same weather as I am experiencing this evening – scattered rain showers. One year ago today I would have been in Glencoe, Scotland, and more than likely it […] View full article →
May 05, 2011

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When Plants are Unstoppable

Meet Scotland’s most important stone wall, over 410 million years old. With it’s really stange markings and stains, underneith the dark features – we realize this was something that once was alive. Meet the earliest pioneering plant –  Aglaophyton major. When they were alive – just a few centimeters tall with bulbous shapes a top naked stems – […] View full article →
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