A Glimpse Into Today – Dim Sum Kingston

“Don’t bother us, we’re having our tea”, says my mother as she and Travel Bunny enjoy a visit over lunch. Today we lunched at a new spot Dim Sum Kingston. Mom had the menu waiting by my chair to review when I arrived as one of the options for our dining adventures this visit. We…

Because Sometimes Travel Means Laundry

Yes I’m on another exciting fun filled trip. This time I’ve visiting the lovely lakeside city of Kingston. And of course I arrive at mom’s just in time for laundry. We have big plans for the weekend and hope to hit a couple of farmers markets and the local food trucks: Farmer Girl Food, Mission…

Instagramming My Week

I have recently started using Instagram more.  After balking the trend and lamenting loudly, and frequently, about Instagram’s lack of collaborative, community-building and searching tools, I finally caved.   I blame the Food Bloggers of Canada conference. Well, that and Instagram’s slick and quick interface which makes it so easy to share a photo and…

Construction Junction What’s Your Function?

The end of my mother’s street in Kingston is a maze of fencing, gravel, pipes, limestone chunks and large construction machines. It’s like a play ground sandbox for grown ups (without the dog poo scaled-up of course). The street is a mess and has been for months on end. The goal, I believe, is to…

What I Looked Like When I Was Here Last

What I Looked Like When I Was Here Last — Originally uploaded by LexnGer Or almost last, I found this one the wall of my high school! I can’t get a good shot of my High School Commencement photo from my cellphone. It’s too high on the wall. (So that one is coming later)

Kingston Farmers Market

Kingtson Farmers Market — Originally uploaded by LexnGer When I was home, Di & Deb picked me up early Saturday morning for a visit to the Kingston Farmers Market. What great fun we had visiting old friends like Clark & Sue and checking out the cool foods. As with most Farmers Markets this is evolving…

Fare on the Square

Spending the long weekend in Kingston, Ontario had one unexpected reward: Fare on the Square More than just a public tasting event where you buy your tickets and wander the line of restaurants’ tables to sample each of the restaurant’s cooking, Fare on the Square is an homage to local products. The city sources all…