Monthly Archives: May 2012
Yesterday, it was announced that the NHL will be conducting talks to review the standards and practices of the referees. This action is in response to very vocal feedback from players, management and fans regarding the poor or non-existent calls. The ‘lack’ of officiating has resulted in much more violence… Continue reading
Since when do ‘professionals’ behave in the manner of some of the umpires who seem to have a strong vendetta going against the Blue Jays.
I understand their negative reactions to Brett Lawrie’s exuberant reactions in two instances. First, there were the horrible back to back strike calls by an… Continue reading
We have neglected to trim the cedar hedge in our back yard over the past four years. The result was that the hedge grew so tall it completely hid our amazing view of Mount Cheam from our decks – and I’ve missed it.
This year we made… Continue reading
About two weeks ago, my husband and I had a craving for chinese food. I ordered Wor Won Ton Soup and Lettuce Wraps. I thoroughly enjoy chinese food, but I wanted to choose better options off the menu.
A regular snack or lunch that we have frequently is wraps with… Continue reading
It was absolutely no surprise to me that Phillip Phillips won the season.
For the first time ever, I was actually able to sit through an entire finale. I still found it overdone and ‘hokey’, but not on the same scale as season finales of the past.
This finale was… Continue reading
How can he not?
The difference in the quality and production values of his and Jessica’s performances of their release singles were like night and day.
While the new song chosen for Jessica was a slow, somber ballad with only her tiny body in the center of that huge stage,… Continue reading
Lately I’ve been posting about my experimentation with making my own frozen Yogurt.
Initially, my reason was strictly as a substitute for my addiction to ice cream in the summer heat, but I have discovered a couple of side benefits to eating frozen yogurt that are really nice.
First of… Continue reading
We’re really enjoying the frozen yogurt I’ve been making, especially since I’m starting to learn some tips and hints to achieve a smoother, creamier result with great flavour.
In our last grocery order, we got a couple of bulk bags of frozen mixed fruit. This has proved… Continue reading
With all of the media hype surrounding the official opening of trading of Facebook shares yesterday, it’s too easy to focus on Mark Zuckerberg and the scads of money he’s made – for himself, his colleagues and investors.
Then, the volume of the buzz increased exponentially with the announcement on… Continue reading