Daily Prompt: You, the Sandwich. Fussy Eaters Inc.

I could not resist today’s Daily Prompt: You, The sandwich: If a restaurant were to name something after you, what would it be? Describe it. (Bonus points if you give us a recipe!). As my close friends know, and some random strangers who have served me or sat by me in restaurants as I squeal in delight,…

Weekly Photo Challenge: The Golden Hour

My poor little Nikon D200 camera is ill, so I pulled out my 7 year old Fuji FinePix6000sd digital camera for a recent evening out in Stockholm. I had forgotten what a pleasure it was to pick a setting and just point and shoot. Sweden in the summer is full of long nights and days.…

Sometimes the Little Things Count

Tattoo Veteran Still Basks in the Magic This is an article about my father, John Wood, who lives in Nova Scotia. He has been involved with the Nova Scotia Tattoo for many years and he still opens the show every night as Major Domo. While visiting my parents, my Dad mentioned a couple of times…

Me Ole’ Stompin’ Grounds: Nova Scotia

I grew up in Halifax, Nova Scotia but left when I was 18 years old. I have not been back very often but my parents still live there. In fact, my mother will celebrate her 80th birthday in June and my dad just turned 89 in April. It is difficult to imagine being those ages,…