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Simply EXCITED for 2017


Happy 2017 to all of you. I'm about to go crazy with some posts, ideas and updates...hope you enjoy it while it's here ;-) You know, maybe it's because I lost my Dad last year, perhaps I'm finally "maturing" a little bit or maybe just maybe, I'm starting to reach…

Keep it Enjoyable


That's my advice anyway. Whether it is work, exercise, food, play, finances, etc etc, when you keep it enjoyable, you will keep doing what you ENJOY doing. It's so simple and yet... So if we take exercise as an example;   Gorgeous Sunday morning 10 mile bike ride with my…

Dog Food


Yup dog food... I tried to do a bit of research on "dog-food" years ago but it was hard to really pinpoint anything of value. Over the years I've simply gone with common sense and went with the assumption that "commercial dog food" is a bit like "baby-formula" , it…

BBQ – Small Portions


  Just a quick snapshot of the BBQ lunch from this past Labor day weekend. Chicken, a few shrimp and meat (boneless short ribs). I made some of the meat with just sea salt. Sprinkle the meat liberally with course sea salt and put in the fridge over night. The…

Basil and Getting Fat


My small amateur garden exceeded expectations this year. My basil TREE (lol) was huge this year. This is the first basil "harvest" (besides from picking leaves all summer when needed) and represents about 1/3 of the basil bush. Basil freezes well, so will freeze some and make large batch of…

Sandwich Lunch


Yet different :-)     Told you it was different:   Sorry for the truly crappy pictures, but wanted to quickly share lunch. Started with an organic roll from Rudi's Bakery. Quick note on bread.. I eat it, not all the time. Biggest change for me is that I hardly…