It’s hard to know how to feel about being in a place like Abaco Island, Bahamas. For me, it was definitely a place of contrasts. From beautiful sunsets to total and complete destruction of everything. My plan was to be at ground zero on the first wave but I couldn’t make that happen, so instead I prepared myself to be on the second wave of volunteers. What set in quickly for me when I got on the ground was the realization that everything people have, can be taken in an instant, and there really isn’t anything you can do about it at the time.
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Dillon’s Small Batch Distillers – The Sipping Society
For a good part of my childhood I had the privilege of living in Jordan Station. One of the things that I loved the most about the area when I was growing up was the amount of fruit trees that were present in the area. We always had fresh fruit, from local farms, except of coarse in the winter time. However as I grew up there was a time when, many of those same trees were being pulled out, to make way for subdivisions and other uses. It was very sad to see.
Stay tuned: Rum Glazed Pears on the Way
Stay tuned for a tasty new recipe, I will show you how to make some Rum Glazed Pears ..
Museum Chat Live! E004
E004 On this special episode of the Museum Chat Live! podcast we’ll be focusing once again on our very cool…
Remembrance Day in St. Catharines
Awesome tasting Mexican Rice
Any one that knows me will be able to tell you that I love to eat. One item that I […]
Foot steps into the Wind: what we are all about!
My vision of a traveler is someone that is well rounded and conscientious of how and where they are traveling. It is of a person that is knowledgeable, about the current facts of where they are going as well as the historical context and why that is important.
Psyche Revived by Cupid’s Kiss
Psyche Revived by Cupid’s Kiss is a sculpture by Antonio Canova first commissioned in 1787 by Colonel John Campbell.
Why is Understanding History Important?
One of my passions is history. I love reading about it and learning about it. I love those old dusty things that are taken for granted in the modern world.
It’s funny how life changes and moves from what is important and what is not. Things that seem important when one is younger somehow fall away and seem less relevant. The same could be said for when one grows older things that seemed like no big deal, now are at the front of your mind all of the time. …