Auld Lang Syne

It's the end of 2012 and the end of my photography Project 52. It seems like it's been a long time but in reality, 52 weeks is short. There were some weeks when I struggled to find something interesting -- from my perspective -- to photograph but I always found something. Fortunately, I knew other…

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West Indian Eggnog

Growing up in the West Indies — St. Vincent, Bequia, Barbados, St. Lucia, Antigua, then back to St. Vincent — I experienced Christmas very differently than the way it is in Central New Jersey1. In the islands I lived in, Christmas trees were always artificial (including face snow! ) and people tended to visit family…

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Vitality

I bought a Vitamix earlier this year. I use it to make delicious breakfast smoothies. I started out with a recipe my wife got from her boss. That recipe included chocolate powder and blueberries but I didn't like the chocolate. After much experimentation I found a combination that works for me. My smoothies usually have…

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Drink Like a Pirate Day

On Facebook today is International Drink Like a Pirate Day. I like the caramel coloured drink. It's great straight or mixed with fruit. My favourite rum drinks are the mojito and the caipirinha. Maybe I just like limes. Rum has a long history in the West Indies. I would venture to say rum is synonymous…

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