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A Fish Called Fred

Metro Toronto Zoo, and unfortunately, this isn’t Fred. But I remember Fred, a fish that measured several feet in length, he lived in the Eurasia Pavilion with the butterflies and exotic birds.  He inhabited a large pool with a glass wall and develo...
by Last Minute Vacation Deals on Apr 10, 2011

Long Live The King

Fiction FridayThis is another story from the past. I added a little bit to it, so it's actually an update of sorts. I've always liked it, even though it's kind of short. My next story is running a little late, so I decided this one could stand in unt...
by Vacations for Families on Apr 9, 2011

Happy Ratty New Year

Happy New Year, everybody! I have to tell you, I don't really have much to say today, but I just felt like writing. Does that mean I'm feeling better? I don't know, but writing has to help. In my last post, I showed you a picture of my ghostly white...
by Last Minute Vacation Deals on Apr 9, 2011

Traditional Batak Grave, Tomok

Traditional Batak Grave, Tomok, originally uploaded by J_K_H.This king was the first to convert to Christianity Related Site: - Last Minutevacationdeals - Punta Cana All InclusiveRelated Videos :below I show related videos and not so related to this...
by Vacations for Families on Apr 9, 2011

The Artist drew a cloud. The Artist drew a sun.

What am I talking about? A book that my mother sent for my daughter, called Draw Me a Star by Eric Carle. Great book.So this morning the Artist drew me lots of grey clouds. The sky was like a monochrome watercolour. Very nice through a window, not qu...

Serenity of Nature

"The morning after rain (photographed at Borobudur Temple)". Indonesia. Taken by Zurairah AzizRelated Site:- Last Minutevacationdeals- Punta Cana All Inclusive...

posada azul

Sometimes it's difficult finding accommodations when we're on the road. When planning a vacation you typically only have to focus on one place and have a lot of time. Constantly scouring tripadvisor for reviews and researching places can become very...

Birds and Cat rule around the garden

Howdee all,Ballie Loves to go for walks when the weather is warm...and the past two days in NC have been nice and toasty. Isn't he a cutie? I only let Ballie out on a leash...so he takes me for a walk...I can sometimes coax him to follow me...but for...

Preparing plan for house to be built

I remember a bank Manager meeting me few years back and telling me to see a plot which he intend to purchase as plot has an attraction for him-low price.Because nobody is willing to buy the land as it has reasonable but low front width but within abo...
by Resorts of Family on Apr 6, 2011

Smoke and Prayers

"Smoke and prayers at the Man Mo Temple, Hong Kong". Taken by Steve Related Site: - Last Minutevacationdeals - Punta Cana All InclusiveRelated Videos :below I show related videos and not so related to this article. Title: LoneWolfMashUpsPreviews: "Sm...

Bird Cam Day #3

Today, I added a suet feeder to the mix, but it doesn't look like any birds gave it a try. A few more cardinals have been frequenting the feeder. Megan and I will be traveling tomorrow to northeast Ohio to be with my parents and brother for Christmas...

you don't have to put on the red light

Alex's aunt and uncle graciously allowed us to stay with them for our last few days in Canada. We were happy to experience a little bit of a Canadian Christmas atmosphere prior to leaving. His aunt put up a gorgeous Christmas tree and played carols o...

Last Night

I don't always get my sketches finished in one day. This one is a mental snapshot of last night's walk in the Hollidge Tract, York Regional Forest, on the East side, looking to the south west. The blazing sunset was a real bonus.Pencil crayon on pape...
by Last Minute Vacation Deals on Apr 5, 2011

Bountiful--photo

  Another thing keeping me busy, as anyone following me through twitter knows, is the bumper crop of raspberries this year. I’m finding the everywhere. Well, actually, I changed my cycling route and found some lovely untouched roadside bushes, mos...
by Last Minute Vacation Deals on Apr 4, 2011

Fall Fun Day at the Colonial Plantation

Fall Fun DayOctober 2 12 to 4 with last entry at 3pmFall is here and it a beautiful time to be on the farm. This children's event features a hay slide, needle in the hay stack, corn husk doll making, limberjacks, sack races, paper making, bean bag to...

How Good is the Water in Argentina?

A fellow expat, and soon to be local business owner, recently submited a water sample to an American water testing company called National Testing. She just received the report, and from what I can tell, the water in her sample was good. She took it...
by Last Minute Vacation Deals on Mar 31, 2011

Where Do Bohemians Go?

I'm in a really interesting time in my life, where I'm starting over at the age of 50. I don't have a huge retirement account. Too many changes in the tech and dot com industry had me living on my savings in between each dot bomb disaster. I'd get a...
by Resorts of Family on Mar 31, 2011

Backyard Mystery

This is what I found in our backyard underneath our giant bur oak this evening.  What can take down a crow in a suburban-within-the-beltway backyard in Worthington, Ohio?  Could a Cooper's hawk really take a crow?  Perhaps a great horned owl?  No...
by Vacations for Families on Mar 29, 2011

My Christmas Eve

It's going to be a couple of very busy days for me today and tomorrow. Even so, I'll have something here for each day. This post for today, of course. And one that's maybe a little bit special tomorrow.First, I'd like to update everyone on my recent...
by Vacations for Families on Mar 26, 2011

Do You Know The Weekend Dance ?

Enjoy your weekend!I can't wait for the weekend to beginI'm workin' all week longI dream the days awayI wanna' sing my songSo let the music playI have to get my kicks and fly tonightAnd when the clock strikes 6 on Fri-day nightI need to blow it all a...
by inclusive vacation packages on Mar 24, 2011


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