Hot Dog Days of Summer 2022

hot dog days of summer 2022

Hot Dog Days of  Summer 2022.  Oof!…the dog days of summer are hitting hard. 🌞 Stay cool! Tips to stay cool! The dog days or dog days of summer are the hot, sultry days of summer. They were historically the period following the heliacal rising of the star system Sirius  ( known colloquially as the “Dog Star”), which Hellenistic astrology connected with heat, drought, sudden thunderstorms, …

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The Joy of Summer

The joy of Summer

The joy of summer, getting out to travel, have fun.  Life offers some wonderful good things to see. Be a local tourist! The night line overlooking Bow Valley, in Calgary, AB Canada.   Mari-Lyn , Mr. Lion and Bow Valley Bridge Hanging out with Karen Stanford Jenkins for an evening walk. Calgary AB Out on a walk with Bette Daoust, around Stanley Park, Vancouver, BC …

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The Best Memories are Gifts

The Best Memories are Gifts

The best memories are gifts, thinking about the variety of things and people I’m grateful for. Sometimes just sharing our stories, would be to share some gifts. Grateful for my morning coffee.. smooth, rich and hot.. first thing in the morning. Memories of spending time with friends and the stories we share with each other.. and about each other, even if they are not here …

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Follow the VINTNER not the VINTAGE

Follow the VINTNER not the VINTAGE

Follow the VINTNER not the VINTAGE  Bordeaux Rose the uninitiated Bordeaux wines are known for their powerful red varietals creating austerity & masculinity This might seem odd, as Bordeaux wines are more known for their reds not Rose’ or Blancs’ Whereas most of us want a “ patio pounder” for the rose season,  for spring and summer sipping, the Bordeaux Rose’s will fill a yearning for …

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Beware of Bordelaise de Lamprey

Beware of Bordelaise de Lamprey

Beware of Bordelaise de Lamprey. This delicacy is literally eels ( lamprey) in its own blood. Add a bottle Bordeaux Voila. The most disgusting dish ever. Even the pooch under the table would not partake. While preparing the dish, one must be careful to first hang the lamprey by the head before cutting its tail, in order to collect the blood. The blood is used in …

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Who is Cook Alliance?

The Cook Alliance

Who is Cook Alliance? They are a group volunteers changing legislation, for legalizing and regulating home-based food businesses in the 21st century. We have created these as open-source, living documents in the hopes that they continue to evolve alongside the growing home cooking legalization movement. Currently, there are no standardized regulations to help guide states or regulatory officials in allowing cooks to prepare and sell meals …

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