Archive | August, 2014

Lazy long weekend dinner

Clearly I love to cook. I’m obsessed with food, but sometimes…I just don’t want to bother. I’m tired, it’s so messy, or just can’t decide what to make. Eating out is a fantastic option, when it’s in the budget…not so much lately! Ordering in, same budget issue and I’m often disappointed in the food. Picky, […]

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Easy Pasta, tasty wine…what more could you need?

“There’s nothing to do here!” It’s pretty common refrain heard often at the end of summer…singing the ‘I’m so bored blues’. Hold the phone… I’m not talking about my kids…I keep hearing this from adult locals. Yes, fellow Nanaimo-ites. ‘Tis crazy talk as far as I’m concerned. I realize I’m a ‘newbie’ here in Nanaimo, but there is so much to see […]

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steps to the light

that perfect hand...

In Ocean's 11, Danny said that "the house always wins. If you play long enough, never change the stakes, then the house takes you. Unless, when that perfect hand comes along, you bet big... and then, you take the house." Here's the hand I've been dealt, sometimes it's risky and sometimes it's safe, but all the time... it's perfect. It's mine.