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BC Beer Baron #283 – Prohibition Harvest Pumpkin Spiced Ale

Each month, as part of this 366-day BC craft beer extravaganza that I will be sharing with you throughout 2016, I will highlight a specific style or theme of beers for a whole week of articles. 217 more words

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Hotel Eldorado: A Lakefront Postcard from Kelowna

If you’ve not yet been to British Columbia’s Okanagan Valley, you’re in for a treat.

I popped up to Kelowna yesterday for a Friday night catch up with the gals.  231 more words


Enjoy these made-for-autumn wines during Thanksgiving dinner

Thanksgiving brings mixed emotions to me.

On the plus side, the long weekend means get-togethers with family and friends.

The negative, though, is that it usually means we’re on the fast track to winter. 938 more words



Went for a little drive this morning and spotted all of this lovely red sumac. I think the Sumac and this old dead tree make a nice composition. 9 more words


Vinyard Terrace Restaurant (Kelowna, Canada)

We talked about lunch in the last vacation post. It was a classy lunch at the Cedar Creek Winery Estate. The restaurant is called Vineyard Terrace Restaurant (or some spots say Terrace Restaurant). 331 more words


Red in tooth and claw

One crisp, clear March day a couple of years ago, I found myself driving out to the Queen’s University Biological Station with a friend.  She was going out to do fieldwork, and I was going out to help her (in an effort to pretend that I still did fieldwork).  921 more words