Category Archives: Learning

Grandma Fengstad’s Prism Lamps

Latent memories work in strange ways and sometimes I find myself nostalgic for no apparent reason. Other times I can sniff out the breadcrumbs that took me here. Today is one such occasion. I read a fascinating article by John … Continue reading

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Autumn’s Claire-ity [sic]

Lately when it comes to my personal blog, I’ve been following the first half of Ernest Hemingway’s advice well. However, I’ve not been delivering so much on the second part of his advice to “Live it up so you can … Continue reading

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Terra Madre Day 2013 – Slow Food Thompson Okanagan

Mother Earth was smiling last evening. Since 2009, Terra Madre Day is held on December 10 to mark Slow Food’s anniversary. Food communities around the world highlight eating locally and sustainable local food production and honour that through a dedicated … Continue reading

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WBC13 Countdown – BC Winery Each Week – Posting 20

May 28, 2013 – Black Cloud Winery Not all of our wineries in British Columbia are businesses with tasting rooms that you can visit. Bradley Cooper and wife Audralee Daum own and operate Black Cloud Winery, which has been described … Continue reading

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WBC13 Countdown – BC Winery Each Week – Posting 19

May 24, 2013 – Apples & Quails Bed & Breakfast When you’re exploring our amazing B.C. wineries, you need a great place to stay. While touring the Bottleneck Drive and other wineries of Summerland, here’s a quaint bed and breakfast … Continue reading

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WBC13 Countdown – BC Winery Each Week – Posting 17

April 16, 2013 – Cannery Brewing Winemakers like Bradley James Cooper of such excellent wineries as Township 7 and Black Cloud tell me, “It takes a lot of good beer to make good wine.” As I’ve gotten to know the … Continue reading

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WBC13 Countdown – BC Winery Each Week – Posting 16

April 12, 2013 – Upper Bench Estate Winery Without being too cheesy, this post is a bit of a love story. A whole lot of love between people. A whole lot of love of artisan wine and hand-crafted cheese. Forgive … Continue reading

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