The Running List of Vancouver, WA’s Restaurant, Bar, and Coffee Shops, and More Closures
Everything has to come to an end, those are words we are all very familiar with. Unfortunately, in the restaurant world that means closed spaces. In turn that leaves communities with fewer choices on where to spend time. In Vancouver, WA, recently several places have closed. If you look for information on who, what, and why, it’s not always that easy to find. Welcome...Comments 0
My Thanksgiving Recap
I pulled off my first and most likely last Thanksgiving meal. The food is fun, but everything else is stressful and I can do without it.
The Best Thanksgiving Guide
If you’ve never fixed a Thanksgiving dinner, you might be wondering what you should do. Thankfully, there are so many sites out there that can tell you so many things, you aren’t lost for material, but that doesn’t mean I’m not going to give you more. The first thing you need to do, and I think you probably should’ve started this last week, was...
11 Of The Best Things I Learned While Living and Traveling in Europe
During all of my trips that happened from about November 2018 to July 2019, I realized and learned things I think I knew years ago, but I guess I just didn’t let the thoughts flow as they should have. In any case, I came to think about the tips and thought. What proceeds are what I think are the 11 best things that will...
7 Reasons Why I Stopped Drinking & Why it’s Been Better for My Health
I was talking to a friend of mine who was expecting his first child. He told me he was doing Dry January because he had drunk enough in December, not to mention he wanted to be prepared and always ready since his wife was going to be due in the coming weeks. I told him, I probably wasn’t going to stop drinking this year in January...
7 of the Best Moscow Mules from Around the World
Oh the Moscow Mule, you know the drink, right? Ginger beer, vodka, and some lime. That's it, that's the recipe. Thanks for stopping by, we'll see you next time. OK, there is a little bit more to this.
2021 Goals from the Annual Review
I was happy to do my annual review, so I could to go back and look at my life during 2020. I should also say that I’m happy to just be writing the follow up to the last post. My biggest issue most of the time is follow through. I have recently thought about the ideas I have come up with...
Looking back and looking forward, My Annual Review
In 2017 I created a post where I went over my resolutions for 2016. It was a good post, if I say so myself, where I had 13 resolutions for the year. I achieved 9 of my resolutions. It was a good year and I was really proud of myself for those things. I also had hoped I would’ve done...
What do you need
During this lockdown, self-quarantine, self-isolation, stay at home time. I've done a lot of interesting things. I've decided I wanted to relearn a few things. I've cooked, a lot. Boy have I cooked a lot. I asked a few friends for some things they were cooking or buying. I was so happy when a few got back to me. ...
The Best Gin Watermelon Basil Smash
Wait, it's September, which means summer is coming to an end? Even though the summer might be coming to a close, it doesn't mean we can't enjoy a great summer cocktail. During the summer I generally have two things around, some watermelon in my frig and some fresh basil that I'm growing on my balcony or somewhere in my apartment.