(WAY) DOWN UNDER

April 17, 2015     Posted in Fun, News, The Lighter Side

“He just smiled and gave me a vegemite sandwich.” I now know why “he” was smiling.  At the hotel’s internationally-themed“He just smiled and gave me a vegemite sandwich.” I now know why “he” was smiling.  At the hotel’s internationally-themed[...]
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‘COCONUTS, GET YOUR COCONUTS HE’AH”

April 17, 2015     Posted in Fun, In real life, Restaurant

  Who knew that the island of Phuket, Thailand produces and ships over 2 million coconuts each year, to Bangkok alone.  Throughout Thailand and Cambodia, coconut-themed  Who knew that the island of Phuket, Thailand produces and ships over 2 million coconuts each year, to Bangkok alone.  Throughout Thailand and Cambodia, coconut-themed[...]
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HAPPY NEW YEAR!

April 13, 2015     Posted in Background, Fun

  Who knew that apropos to a last post praising my go-to-for-any-mood food, Southeast Asian inspired Pho, my next post would actually be from Siem Reap,  Who knew that apropos to a last post praising my go-to-for-any-mood food, Southeast Asian inspired Pho, my next post would actually be from Siem Reap,[...]
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PHOOOK

March 21, 2015     Posted in In real life, My Girls, News, Restaurant, The Lighter Side

Don’t you just hate when you get a quart of Pho from your favorite pan Asian restaurant, i.e. Viet-Thai, and you bring it home and you go to re heatDon’t you just hate when you get a quart of Pho from your favorite pan Asian restaurant, i.e. Viet-Thai, and you bring it home and you go to re heat[...]
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WE GET BY WITH A LITTLE HELP…

February 14, 2015     Posted in Business, Fun, On The Web, Restaurant, The Lighter Side

Snow storms, squalls, blizzards, record breaking events, accumulating accumulation and endless blather aside, as plowing the end of Dutton St. (in frontSnow storms, squalls, blizzards, record breaking events, accumulating accumulation and endless blather aside, as plowing the end of Dutton St. (in front[...]
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PICTURES OF MY KIDS

February 14, 2015     Posted in Fun, In real life, Restaurant

Let me share with you a moment of delight “from the mouths of babes” over this past week.  Of course, when they are 20-something, the definitionLet me share with you a moment of delight “from the mouths of babes” over this past week.  Of course, when they are 20-something, the definition[...]
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FOR THE LOVE OF…BEER!

Yes, Valentines weekend is now 5 days away.  Tell me you won’t be ready to celebrate love after shoveling out a 3rd week in a row!  We can’tYes, Valentines weekend is now 5 days away.  Tell me you won’t be ready to celebrate love after shoveling out a 3rd week in a row!  We can’t[...]
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86 LOWELL PROVISION

February 7, 2015     Posted in Business, In real life

Through the years, the only time Peter Doyle from Lowell Provision ever called my cell phone is when we owed them money.  It wasn’t often and alwaysThrough the years, the only time Peter Doyle from Lowell Provision ever called my cell phone is when we owed them money.  It wasn’t often and always[...]
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NO THANKS

January 31, 2015     Posted in In real life, Restaurant

Once upon a time, I thought my job was tough and too often thankless.  A story for another day.  But, in the world of “damned if you do, damnedOnce upon a time, I thought my job was tough and too often thankless.  A story for another day.  But, in the world of “damned if you do, damned[...]
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WARM AND FUZZY

January 28, 2015     Posted in Fun, In real life

There’s nothing like a snow day to make me truly appreciate slippers.  I forget how great slippers are. [...]
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