Exploring Local: OEB

I don't think I need to say this again, but if I could eat brunch every day for the rest of my life, I would die happy. This means that you all will get to see a lot of breakfast and brunch locations around town. Breakfast is the most important meal of the day. Especially... Continue Reading →

Exploring Local: The Blues Can

“Music was my refuge. I could crawl into the space between the notes and curl my back to loneliness.”― Maya Angelou Music, especially live music, has an incredible power to bring people together. Music crosses all borders, languages, races, classes, and every society. It's a truly universal language that can be understood by everyone. There's not... Continue Reading →

Exploring Local: The Himalayan

“Do we really want to travel in hermetically sealed popemobiles through the rural provinces of France, Mexico and the Far East, eating only in Hard Rock Cafes and McDonald’s? Or do we want to eat without fear, tearing into the local stew, the humble taqueria’s mystery meat, the sincerely offered gift of a lightly grilled... Continue Reading →

Exploring Local: Bro’kin Yolk

Sometimes the simple things in life are the ones that leave the most lasting impressions on you. The same could be said for food. Bro'kin Yolk is an excellent example of this. They opened their doors in 2015 with a location up in Symons valley but their farm to table inspired menu has allowed them... Continue Reading →

Exploring Local: Ten Foot Henry

This blog seems to be something that I'm always working on then leaving again. With an uneventful winter and quite frankly, being tired of cooking for myself after these last few years.... I'm ready to get out and see the world again. Tourism and hospitality industries have been hit especially hard through the last two... Continue Reading →

What Exactly Am I Doing Here?

I am not a writer. I’ve been fooling myself and other people.John Steinbeck Well, the last month has been pretty busy for me. After my last post, I decided to dive head first into building a life that I've wanted. For a long time I sat around and kind of hoped that friends and experiences... Continue Reading →

Life… And other confusing matters.

“Sleep, those little slices of death — how I loathe them.”- Edgar Allan Poe Is it possible to have a third or quarter life crisis? With the looming completion of another turn around the sun for me, sleep has become somewhat of a commodity. I've found myself laying in bed for hours, thinking about any,... Continue Reading →

Sunshine and Summer Nights

The weather here can be temperamental sometimes and the winters are long. They are cold, and dark and really take a toll on me by the time they end. We get thunder storms that come through and blacken the skies. They destroy our crops and homes with large hail. Sometimes I wonder why I like... Continue Reading →

Happy Fathers Day

It's Fathers Day here in Canada. It's a day that we take to celebrate all of the amazing men in our lives that choose to take on one of life's most difficult tasks.... Raising the next generation. This day has for the last few years... been tough and I really can't help but wonder if... Continue Reading →

Don’t let your demons scare you

Time for some real talk. This will be a long post! This past year, the topic of mental illness and mental health has been brought front and center on both sides of the fence; with some using it to justify their arguments one way or the other for various lock down measures, or lack there... Continue Reading →

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