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Food

Easter egg

Easter is often associated with eggs: egg hunts, painted eggs, chocolate eggs… To carry this theme I chose a recipe for my Easter brunch that involves omelets: three of them! Each one a different colour. A green one made with watercress and spinach purée, a red one made with tomatoes and garlic and an ordinary […]

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General

Snow

I know I have mentioned it before but this winter has beaten all records for snow here. My snowblower which is a BIG machine, looks dwarfed by the snow banks. At the cabin, the stairs have disappeared as the snow reaches the top of the bannister and the house itself looks like a toy with […]

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General

The mystery tools.

Today I attended a presentation and participated in a drawing. I won what I thought was a flashlight. But it turned out to be a flashlight with a twist! It contains, hidden in its bowels, a toolbox! How clever! I took out the tools one by one to examine them and decide where I should […]

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Travel

Space coast

After the conference I drove up towards the space coast and my favorite place: Cocoa beach. I was exceptionally lucky to be there for another launch, a nighttime one this time! Everyone says that they are more spectacular than daytime ones. I beg to differ. Granted seeing the horizon light up all of a sudden […]

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Travel

Fort Lauderdale

Interesting trip I just took in Florida. It started with a conference on cruising. I had booked the cheapest beachfront hotel I could find in Fort Lauderdale. And it lived up to the cheap qualification. The backdoors did not lock, the carpets were filthy, the walls had brown streaks and the ceilings had mold. The […]

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Events Food

Food tour in Montréal

After taking a food tour in New York City, I was thrilled to be invited to take one in Montreal. Whenever I show Montreal to visitors, I always end up giving a mini food tour around my guests’ tastes. So I was curious to see what was shown in readymade tours and eager to possibly […]