Visiting Tampa

Greetings from Tampa, Florida. I’m typing up this blog post on an outdoor patio of a local coffee shop, where I’m sitting in a t-shirt and shorts, sweating. So there may be a few typos in this one. This is my first time in Florida and so far I’ve really enjoyed it. Tampa’s got aContinue reading “Visiting Tampa”

So… I’m Going to Florida

I’ve settled on Tampa, Florida as my winter vacation spot. As I had mentioned, I had hoped to get back to Europe, but the flights at this time of year are double what they are at just about any other time of year, so I had to make some concessions. In the past I’ve hadContinue reading “So… I’m Going to Florida”

Starting Today, I’m on Vacation

Today marks the start of my Christmas/Holiday/Winter vacation. Our office is scheduled to be open today, but on the count of the massive snowstorm that is walloping Ottawa as I type this (more on that in a subsequent post), I figured I’d cash in some overtime and start my break a day early. I’ve gotContinue reading “Starting Today, I’m on Vacation”

Food Porn: The Montreal Diet

Made a quick overnight trip to Montreal this weekend to celebrate a pair of birthdays with friends. I was in the city for less than 24 hours, but still managed to eat a ridiculous amount of delicious but incredibly unhealthy food. Saturday night’s meal was the Smoked Meat Platter at Dunn’s. Medium Montreal-style smoked meat,Continue reading “Food Porn: The Montreal Diet”