Monthly Archives: November 2008

Tis the Season

This is supposed to be the season of giving right? Peace on Earth and goodwill to men and all that posturing. Amazing how that gets tossed out the window when it comes down to the ritual known as holiday gift … Continue reading

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recipe: beef stew in red wine

Stews are a great post-hike meal and after a long hike on a trail I previously only walked past and never traversed myself, I decided it was time to come home and break out one of the first real stews … Continue reading

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Hockey Quarter Season

So we are now a quarter of the way through the NHL hockey season and it is time to take stock of each of the teams and re-rank everyone on how they performed in the first 20 or so games … Continue reading

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the great mixtape dilemma

I often make mixes for people. It is part of my nature being a music geek and in-as-such, I take great pride in designing ones that mean something special to the recipient. For my dad’s birthday some months ago, I … Continue reading

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recipe: butternut squash chili

I’ll admit, at first glance, the title of this recipe seems like a rather odd idea. I was starring at my freezer today trying to consider what might make a good meal and for whatever reason the bag of frozen … Continue reading

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Quip: I’ll take a…

I love to send around news articles to friends with comments in them. Recently, I ripped this one off to a friend in regards to the revelation by Phillip Sherman of Arkansas that he left his cellphone in the local … Continue reading

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Goofy Goalie Games starring Christobal Huet

So, yesterday I was forwarded an interesting article by the Leather Daddy. It was information regarding a pending trade between the Chicago Blackhawks and the Washington Capitals with Mike Nylander. Stopping the trade, however, is the salary cap. The obvious … Continue reading

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