April Filled with family, friends, flights and fine food, April is a difficult month to beat no matter how hard you try! Visit with my Mom (92) before flying to Hong Kong. In HK with our son, Creighton, Charling and dog, Kuro (under the table)! After three weeks in HK, we had a 2-night rest… Continue reading What’s Been On Your Calendar in April/May 2023?
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What’s On Your Bookshelf May 2023?
I was on my Blogging Break in April and missed last month's #WOYBS. As I managed to sneak in a few books while travelling (especially during my 13-hour flights to and from Hongkong), I have lots to catch up on. I've sorted these reads by my star ratings. While all books listed have received much… Continue reading What’s On Your Bookshelf May 2023?
What’s On Your Plate – Hong Kong
In April, Richard and I travelled to Hong Kong to visit our son, Creighton, who lives and works there. We had a fantastic time exploring the city, sampling a wide variety of amazing foods, catching up with a few friends, and taking side trips to Tai O and Macau. Most of all, we cherished this… Continue reading What’s On Your Plate – Hong Kong
From April 1 - 30 I'll be on a blogging break https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tbad22CKlB4 But just like Neil, I'll be back. See you all May 1!
What’s Been On Your Calendar in March?
Let's take a peek! What's Been On Your Calendar Lately? That's what's been on my camera roll this past month. What's been on yours? I'd love for you to share. If you are curious about any of the photos above, shoot me a question in the comments. I would be happy to provide more detail!… Continue reading What’s Been On Your Calendar in March?
What’s On Your Bookshelf – March 2023?
Just four more days until it is 'officially' Spring in Canada. I must confess that I spent much of early March curled up beside my fireplace reading, writing, and watching snow descend upon Vancouver Island. Although snow in March is just plain wrong, the cold weather did allow me to indulge in some awesome books.… Continue reading What’s On Your Bookshelf – March 2023?
What’s On Your Plate: Cookbook Confidential
In last month's What's On Your Plate, I mentioned Cookbook Confidential, a cookbook book club hosted by Bernadette of New Classic Recipes. In that post, I shared the Greek Baked Vegetables that I made from our first book explored, Milk Street Tuesday Nights Mediterranean. Milk Street Tuesday Nights Mediterranean125 Simple Weeknight Recipes from the World's… Continue reading What’s On Your Plate: Cookbook Confidential
What’s Been On Your Calendar in February, 2023?
What have you been up to this past month? Here's what's been happening in my corner of the world. Travel: LV: Richard and I spent the first week of February in Las Vegas, staying at The Strat (package deal with AirCanada). Despite the hotel's mixed (but extremely witty) reviews, we found it comfortable and hassle-free. As… Continue reading What’s Been On Your Calendar in February, 2023?
Spending A Friday Evening Playing With Robots
Just when you thought Donna had finally finished playing around with ChatGPT and its related friends and relatives, here she is allowing me, a chatbot, to write an entire post on her blog. Mwahahaha!! Here we go! I had suggested some captions here, but Donna ixnayed them all! Are you up to speed on the… Continue reading Spending A Friday Evening Playing With Robots
What’s On Your Bookshelf – February 2023
Here are my condensed reviews of the books I have read this past month. I have also included a challenge for you! Just for fun, one of my reviews was completely computer generated (for free) by ChatGPT*. You can find my reviews for each book via the "here" links. Can you tell which one was… Continue reading What’s On Your Bookshelf – February 2023