Category Archives: shopping

Choosing a Perfect Moment

Some days are relaxing and some days are quite full. Today was a full day, and it was a good day.  I did a number of things and I would like to give you a quick rundown. I had McDonalds … Continue reading

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My Second Birthday Celebration

The birthday fun isn’t over. My girlfriend offered to make me a delicious meal and feed me some cake.  I certainly wasn’t going to refuse.  She made me the dish pictured above which has become one of my favourites.  It … Continue reading

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Hiking Boots: Check!

Armed with gift cards from my 50th birthday, I headed to Mountain Equipment Co-op to get some hiking boots. Part of my next adventure is a four day hike and I didn’t think it was wise to tackle it in … Continue reading

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A Little Bit of Good Economic News

Close to my house is an Asian grocery store.  That statement is mostly true.  I call it an Asian grocery store, but they sell Canadian food as well as food from all over the place.  Their philosophy seems to be … Continue reading

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What Happens at the Grocery Store

If you read yesterday’s post you will know that I had to head out to the library and return a book. I managed to do that.  The only problem is that I see the library the same way a child … Continue reading

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Exploring Stores

Knowing I’ve got to do more walking before I head off on my vacation to Colombia, my girlfriend and I headed out into the cool afternoon. I hadn’t checked the weather forecast and was a bit underdressed, but I was … Continue reading

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Scenes from a Mall

Forgive me if this turns into a rant. I want to focus on Today’s Perfect Moment, but I suspect that things are going to turn as I type this. Today, I was out at a mall. We had multiple errands … Continue reading

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Watching the Panic

With my shopping done, and, in fact, most of the gifts already opened by my family and loved ones, my mission to find the last stocking stuffer was a pretty simple one. My mother loves Japanese Milky candies and the … Continue reading

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Christmas Three Days Early

Owing to a typical family situation, it isn’t possible for everyone to gather in one place on Christmas day. Families have branches and extensions and some broken branches.  The world is a hectic place and traffic has only gotten worse. … Continue reading

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It Works on a Theoretical Basis

In hopes of finding a replacement for my cherry coke, I took a chance, and not an economical one at that, on this raspberry flavoured coke that came in a glass bottle. It also came with peach flavoured coke–but you … Continue reading

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