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Winesday: Chardonnay and Creole Shrimp

  It’s Winesday! It’s Winesday! It’s Winesday! 😀 Something came up last minute yesterday afternoon, so dinner was going to be a little later than usual. Luckily I had a bag of shrimp in the freezer – it thaws quickly which was perfect for us…

Let There Be Light

  A few months ago I was talking about outdoor spaces and mentioned that I love the whimsical look when you bring the “indoors out” – lamps, rugs, cushions, furniture – anything that would typically be used inside… Unfortunately, living in Ontario really limits what…

Poetry: “The Guy in the Glass”

  Happy Thirsty Thursday! One of my most favourite poems is “The Guy in the Glass” — written in 1934 by Dale Wimbrow (1895-1954). It’s about integrity and being true to oneself… Here it is: The Guy in the Glass   When you get what…

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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