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Ordination Anniversary Celebration

The last year referred to here, was 2017, my 9th ordination anniversary.  Last year on Saint Andrew’s day I celebrated the day and my ordination anniversary with a variety of Scottish food and beverages. This year is a milestone year, as yesterday marked 10 years of ordained ministry. Ordination Anniversary Planning Given that I thought I try and do something a little special and celebrate the day with some good single malt, among other things. In preparation for the day,…Continue readingOrdination Anniversary Celebration

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The Cooking Gene – Michael W Twitty

The Cooking Gene: A Journey Through African American Culinary History in the Old South,  by Michael W. Twitty is another book that I picked up from the Millennium Library’s New and Noted Section. If you can get past all the latest and greatest diet and nutrition fad books, there are generally one or two worthwhile titles to pick up and read. I was particularly interested in this book after having recently read John T. Edge’s the Potlikker papers. *Before I…Continue readingThe Cooking Gene – Michael W Twitty

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Winnipeg’s Best Butter Tart

Over the last little while I’ve written a couple of posts, where the purchase of a Butter Tart was part of my visit to the establishment. I’ve had some good response to this, so I thought maybe now would be the time to do a post on Winnipeg’s best Butter Tart. Obviously, such a post is only the opinion of one man. So, I don’t expect that everyone, or anyone for that matter, will agree with my choices. This is…Continue readingWinnipeg’s Best Butter Tart

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MB Food Fest 2022

MB Food Fest, which was held yesterday, fit in quite nicely with my vacation time. I bought a ticket for the late afternoon time slot. This allowed me to take a leisurely approach to getting to the event, and once done, get home by early evening. Having the Sunday off from Holy Trinity, I visited St. Margaret’s in the morning. St. Margaret’s is a parish where I spent a few years as an honourary assistant. Yesterday morning gave me a…Continue readingMB Food Fest 2022

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ManyFest Meanderings

After a two-year Covid related hiatus, ManyFest was once again held this past weekend in downtown Winnipeg. first meanderings I missed the 2019 edition, so this weekend was my first time back since 2018. It also happened to be the first full weekend of my vacation. This meant I had time to visit on all three days of ManyFest. ManyFest features a variety of activities. There is a three-on-three basketball tournament. Live wrestling, live band karaoke, a broadcast of the…Continue readingManyFest Meanderings

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Shrugging Doctor Loaf and Honey

Last night I went to a wine and cheese event at The Shrugging Doctor. The event was a joint effort between The Shrugging Doctor and Loaf and Honey cheese.Continue readingShrugging Doctor Loaf and Honey