Tag Archives: Canada

Whatever Happened to Fanny Cradock?

CLICK ABOVE TO PLAY MUSIC Music – “Whatever Happened to You” from Don Elliot Sings by Don Elliot. Released: 2015 I don’t know about your attention to detail, but frequently, my spouse will read something in the paper that “so … Continue reading

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“World’s Largest Cookbook Collection”

For those who follow my posts, you might be interested in this interview, which was just posted today (5/24/2018), on http://www.seriouseats.com. Oddly enough, under a features column by editor Sho Spaeth, entitled “Obsessions“! Hope you enjoy it!  Just click on … Continue reading

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101 Dalmations Years of Life

CLICK ABOVE TO PLAY MUSIC Music – “A Life Well Lived” from A Life Well Lived by Earth Mama. Released: 2012 This is not a Walt Disney production, but rather it is a brief story about a genteel lady, who recently … Continue reading

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Who Stole the Cranberries?

CLICK ABOVE TO PLAY MUSIC Music – “Fruitcake Rag” from Big Mama by Funky Butt. Released: 2005 Having spent the last 23 years of my life in New Mexico, I now feel qualified to comment on the differences between holidays in … Continue reading

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The Pivotal Parable of the Peaceable and Plucky Porcine

CLICK ABOVE TO PLAY MUSIC Music – “This Little Pig” from Baby’s Best Playtime Songs by The Countdown Kids. Released: 2002 January 17th, 2017 has come and gone and my spouse has a brand, spanking-new mitral heart valve.  The days … Continue reading

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Post Election Blues: So You Want to Move to Canada, Eh?

Music – “Eh Canada” from Rick Around the Rock by Rick Scott. Released: 2010. The 2016 election is a done deal (well, it depends on whom you ask).  The GOP is in, the Dems have been quashed and “The Donald” … Continue reading

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It’s Time to do “The Albuquerque Turkey”!

CLICK ABOVE TO PLAY MUSIC Music – “The Albuquerque Turkey” from Thanksgiving Songs That Tickle Your Funny Bone by Ruth Roberts. Released: 2015 NOTE: This is a repost of October 8, 2015 Well, readers, as you probably know, while you … Continue reading

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Only in Canada, Eh? Pity

CLICK ABOVE TO PLAY MUSIC Music – “Eh Canada” from Rick Around the Rock by Rick Scott. Released: 2010 In honour of Canada Day, today, July 1st, which marks 149 years since Confederation, I am re-posting this post from March, … Continue reading

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Presidential Palate Pleasers and Preferences

CLICK ABOVE TO PLAY MUSIC Music – “Tweedledee for President” from Gershwin: Of Thee I Sing / Let ‘Em Eat Cake (Studio Cast Recording (1987)) by Michael Tilson Thomas;New York Choral Artists. Released: 2010 By now, if you are like … Continue reading

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Limpin’ Susie, Safety Plugs and God’s Kitchels

CLICK ABOVE TO PLAY MUSIC Music – “Bangers And Mash” from The Peter Sellers Collection by Peter Sellers And Sophia Loren. Released: 1990 Life in the culinary world is never dull. Not only is the food fascinating and fulfilling, but the … Continue reading

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