Category Archives: Canada

Getting my Maple Sugar Candy on!

I love maple sugar candy. I have enjoyed it since I was a kid. I am one of those people who look with horror upon people who put what they deem to be maple syrup on their pancakes from bottles … Continue reading

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My favs in Stratford

It has been one heck of a bang up season at Stratford. Before going, we had been told that it was going to be an extra special year and they were absolutely correct. We have seen many plays: To Kill … Continue reading

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O Canada!

It is wonderful getting away. We started out our journey but cutting the eight hour car journey in half by staying with friends, our good friends with a lake home near Ann Arbor, Michigan. For the past few years, we … Continue reading

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A Cherry Pitter that really works!

When a friend of mine told me about a cherry pitter that works, I had to play the role of ‘Doubting Thomas.’ I have seen my share of cherry pitters in my day and frankly none of them has reasonably … Continue reading

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Ciao to Stratford for the 2017 season!

Normally, we have about a week in Stratford and this time we settled for pretty much a weekend, only arriving on Friday and leaving on Monday. Sunday was a more normal day, finally seeing our good friend CC. She had … Continue reading

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