The Pasta Master

The Pasta Master

Lunch with the Pasta Master You start with a good pasta dough. The best is made with semolina (good Canadian Durham wheat) with eggs, a pinch of salt and a dash of olive oil. Then knead it until it is smooth, elastic and hard. Our Nico seems to have a new girlfriend....
Spring in the Gardens of Delight

Spring in the Gardens of Delight

Spring 2020 in the Garden of Earthly Delights Susan got an early start this year turning the soil in the garden.  Nico came to the rescue however and dug the garden for her. As a result we have had one of the earliest starts ever with the planting. These four...
New Year’s Eve 2019

New Year’s Eve 2019

Happy New Year 2019 to All our Family and Dear Friends Another year has come and gone and and throughout Susan and I have been blessed with family, friends, our health, and lives that are full. And what better time to stop and reflect on these blessings than New...
Sabrina’s 29th Birthday

Sabrina’s 29th Birthday

Last night we were invited to Joe and Christina’s to celebrate Sabrina’s 29th birthday. As usual, Christina presented us with a wonderful meal. To eat at her house is such a pleasure. I didn’t take a camera but both Christina and I took pictures with...
Susan in Palm Springs

Susan in Palm Springs

31 October 2019 As I have written before, Adele and Benito have a house in in Palm Springs. To our sorrow, our friend Benito passed away recently and Palm Springs presents a problem for Adele. It is hard to spend time there alone. So this last time she went she asked...