Celebrating Saint Andrew and Ordination

Saint Andrew's shortbread.

2019 marked the 10 year anniversary of my ordination. I had hoped that I would be able to arrange and host a special feast for celebrating that day. In the end that didn’t work out for me. Instead I enjoyed a solo day of celebration. Just like 2018 I wrote about that experience as well. …

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Stone Soup Fundraiser

Every so often as I wander through downtown I see posters up for events. Quite often I look at the poster and then immediately forget what it was about. Such was the case for the Stone Soup Fundraiser.  This was held yesterday at the Manitoba Hydro Building. I’d read the Stone Soup poster a couple of …

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Tallest Poppy, Sherbrook Street

For several years, The Tallest Poppy bloomed on North Main. A popular breakfast and lunch spot under the ownership of Talia Syrie, the original location was closed when Ms. Syrie took the opportunity to help start up Come ‘N Eat Cafe at the Neechi Commons. Having seen that enterprise successfully get on it’s feet, she …

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Come ‘N Eat, Neechi Commons

Years ago I lived in the South End of the city, and took the bus to work everyday in East Kildonan.  Depending which bus I caught downtown, I would either travel over the Disraeli bridge, or take North Main and cross the river via the Redwood Bridge.  One of the landmarks on the North Main …

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Pop Up Brunch

Brunch elements

Raw:Almond has become a big hit on the Winnipeg winter dining scene. I’ve gone to three of the brunches and one of the dinners and I’ve gathered them all together here. The pop up brunches have been the best part.  Much has been made over the Raw:Almond pop-up restaurant.  The Winnipeg Free Press has covered …

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