The Ebb and Flow of a Vacation

Whether you watched the tides go out and come in, or you went to the city, or mountains or valleys, like every day, a vacation has its own ebb and flow. Really, each day has an ebb and flow, as does each year, each season. To every action there is …

Happy Canada Day, Eh?: A Canada Day Abécédaire-Abecedarian

A is for Alberta, Algonquin, and Aboriginal.B is for Beavers, Butter Tarts, and Beaver Tails.C is for Canuck, CDN, CN Tower, and CN Railway.D is for Ducks Unlimited. Desert Rose Café, Dalvay By the Sea and Danforth.E is for Eaton’s, Edmonton and Eglinton.F is for French, Fairmount Bagels, and Flags.G …

The elusive perfect Father's Day Gift

Part of what make’s finding the perfect Father’s Day gift so hard is that more often than not, it isn’t a particular thing that dad wants or needs.  More often than not what dad needs is more time, more sleep, more flexible income, more time with his buddies, more time …

A Tale of Two Cocktail Menus

I’ve been in Toronto, if you’re measuring time in libations, for two cocktail hours and in both places I found myself with wonderful options. Most recently, I went out for a late (on Toronto standards – similar to Boston’s) night dinner with three friends and #tbex travel mates. Bannock, which …

Dream Post: La Réserve Ramatuelle

I’ve decided that I’m going to give in to fantasy and include some dream posts.  These are places I’ll never go or things I’ll never do…okay I do believe in never saying never so let’s just say that I’m not likely to ever do, but I’m going to share about …