Liquidity wines in Okanagan Falls has been one of our favourite Okanagan wineries for some time. It has so much going for it – lovely location, art installations, wonderful restaurant, interesting architecture, and yes, excellent wines. We’ve been a member of their wine club for fine years. It’s only an hours drive from home but… Continue reading Lunch at Liquidity wines
This weekend is Thanksgiving here in Canada. As usual we are planning a FEAST! One of the nice things about living in a new part of the world is finding new foods to try. One of the challenges of living in a new part of the world is trying to find replacements for things that… Continue reading Thanksgiving dinner
I tend to read mostly e-books these days but I still can’t resist the allure of a print book – particularly if I am at an independent bookstore. I have a rule there – I must buy a minimum of three books to support the business! I confess that the books do pile up on… Continue reading I fear this will be me . . .
I’ve spent a lot of time on hold over the past few months what with selling and moving across the country . . . anyone else feel like this is reality?
There are so many things that crop up when you move that add to the expense. New window coverings can be a big one. I saw this today and I confess it has me thinking . . .
Remember Lassie? No matter how bad the situation was Lassie would arrive just in the nick of time to save the day (or the life of someone in crisis). People think of this when they think of pets. Let me tell you, if you have cats it will be a very different scenario . .… Continue reading Cats
A part of the Canadian identity . . .
There is a Starbucks with a drive through window not far from our house. I usually motor through once a day for a mid-morning treat. Like so many food related businesses they are having a terrible time retaining staff. Lately they have started asking for my name when I order. This has never happened at… Continue reading Starbucks name adventures
I haven’t done a Travel Tuesday post on the new blog. We have been in Amsterdam since Saturday. Here are some shots from our first few days.