I didn’t realize I has so many posts about Hornby Island so here they are all together. I guess the next project should be a book?? Rocktober Hornby Island Wildflowers of Hornby Island Hornby rocks Merry Christmas from Hornby Island Hornby Island in pictures Services around Hornby Island Vancouver to Hornby -The Kindness of Friends… Read More The Hornby Chronicles 2018-2019
I found some words of wisdom here…￼ When I finished work, I wrote a post on the lessons I’d learned from my years in the workforce. For those interested, below are some lessons I’ve learned in retirement (I know I’m only a couple of years in, but it’s not like I can write a post… Read More Lessons I’ve Learned in Retirement – Chodura’s Journey.
I tried this and it is better than the off-the-shelf jars of curry sauce. Here is the curry chicken pdf if if you want to print it out. prep: 20 mins cook: 40 mins total: 1 hr Servings: 6 Ingredients 2 pounds skinless, boneless chicken breast halves 2 teaspoons salt 1/4 cup cooking oil 1 ½… Read More Indian Chicken Curry (Murgh Kari) Rating: 4.74 stars instant pot version by me
Very early in our lives, we look to the people around us to tell us who we are. We smile at Mom and Dad, and if they smile back we feel good, and if they are distracted or angry or sad we think that means we did something wrong. Because, we believe, if Mommy…… Read More The Distorted Mirror | rachelmankowitz
essential french onion soup essential french onion soup — Read on smittenkitchen.com/2019/03/essential-french-onion-soup/ I thought the instant pot would be a shortcut but the website says no after considerable research.
Stories and photos from Scotland — Read on ailishsinclair.com/ Another interesting read for me as I read about witchcraft trials in Scotland when I was doing my Genealogy.
Someone else’s book reviews if you need a change of literature.
Every generation is having fewer children than the one before it, leaving fewer and fewer people to care for us in our increasingly long lives. It is a crisis we ignore at our own peril — Read on http://www.theglobeandmail.com/opinion/article-older-longer-the-super-aging-of-canadians-has-taken-everyone-by/ The implosion of the boomer cohort on society…
This cohort study assesses whether an association exists between life purpose and all-cause or cause-specific mortality among adults older than 50 years of age — Read on jamanetwork.com/journals/jamanetworkopen/fullarticle/2734064 How did you find your purpose??
My initial curiosity in Ancestry was tweaked by a search for a great grandparent who was a notable person in New Brunswick according to stories from my family. I discovered a family tree had been created on Geneanet. From there I become curious about ancestors from France and from there DNA testing. I discovered some… Read More Going back in time.. to the 1500’s …
wers in mid-2018 just as sales and prices started to soften from what had been a super hot market — Read on vancouversun.com/business/real-estate/the-story-behind-the-governments-largest-sale-of-surplus-land-did-taxpayers-get-a-good-deal/amp
We’ve just had the best decade in human history. Seriously | The Spectator — Read on http://www.spectator.co.uk/2019/12/weve-just-had-the-best-decade-in-human-history-seriously/amp/
Migration continues to shape the political futures of Britain, the U.S., parts of Europe and beyond. Read More via Douglas Todd: 5 things we learned about migration in 2019 — Vancouver Sun
Solo Travel Tours – Solo Travel Groups | EF Go Ahead Tours — Read on http://www.goaheadtours.ca/travel-styles/solo-travel-tours
I have been surprised at how busy and crowded everything is in Vancouver. The bus is crowded at all hours of the day. My friend tells me the skytrain is even worse. The busses are full of people with strollers and walkers. No one offers me seat. It’s challenging jumping off the door at the… Read More Transitioning Back to Vancouver
Reflections on an Expat Year in Medellín, Colombia Reflections on an Expat Year in Medellín, Colombia — Read on latitudeadjustmentblog.com/2019/12/14/reflections-on-one-year-in-medellin-colombia/ Don’t think I want to swap Vancouver traffic for Medellin traffic.
Modern Chinese Cooking — Read on omnivorescookbook.com Here is a blog with some Chinese Instant Pot recipes, 2 of my favourite things. I found out I can print out the recipes only from my phone by using the Send to icon and it only prints out the recipe.
Former Nfld. premier Brian Peckford wages a new political — and personal — battle in B.C. – Vancouver Sun — Read on vancouversun.com/news/local-news/former-nfld-premier-brian-peckford-wages-a-new-political-and-personal-battle-in-b-c/amp
One of the first priorities of the newly re-elected federal Liberal government is a $6 billion personal income tax cut. The Liberals and Conservatives campaigned on similar promises, but the Liberals claimed their cut was more progressive. No matter how you slice it, cutting taxes reduces the amount of money available to provide services, and… Read More Federal tax cut hurts services, helps wealthy | Canadian Union of Public Employees