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Winesday: Crimes and Zins

Sometimes it’s a bottle’s label that will entice me to try a wine… and that’s how I discovered the two wines I will talk about today. I continue to buy both fairly often – especially when they are on sale!     The Seven Deadly…

My African Adventure: Part One

  Growing up, travel wasn’t something my family did very often. And, when we did go away, we always took road trips – sometimes just within Ontario and other times we traveled down into the U.S. My dad would spend months poring over his road…

Poetry: “The Invitation”

At a very early age, I developed a penchant for poetry. Over the years I have filled a binder with poems that really struck a chord with me. This poem, “The Invitation” by Oriah Mountain Dreamer, has been my all-time favourite since I stumbled across it…

Saturday Shenanigans

Yesterday I went to hang out with my BFF. He lives in Everett; a little village about 40 minutes south-west of here. I love spending time there because you have the serenity of country living combined with the familiarity of small-town life. (And just look…

January 17 – Today is:

Benjamin Franklin Day; Ditch New Year's Resolutions Day

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January 17, 1967 - 40-year-old David Mason recorded the piccolo trumpet solo for The Beatles' 'Penny Lane', at Abbey Road Studios in London. He was paid £27, 10 shillings ($42) for his performance. In August, 1987, the trumpet he used was sold at a Sotheby's auction for $10,846.
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