The Log for for Wednesday June 21, 2017 Summer Solstice

Categories: 2017, Daily Log, and Personal.

What I Ate Breakfast: peanut butter and jam on toast; mango; glass of tea Morning: 2 glasses of tea; apple Lunch: 2 kielbasa, cheddar and tomato sandwiches on french bread with mayo and mustard; apple Before dinner: “Northern California” IPA Dinner: Thai steak salad; tortillas and guacamole; half a bottle of Jutsu After dinner: half a bottle of Duplicitous Dessert: mango popsicle What I Did for Exercise Lifted weights (I do this every two days but I forget to mention it) Walked to Ossington, walked down the stairs at Ossington, jogged up the stairs at Sherbourne Walked down the stairs Read More

The Log for June 14, 2017

Categories: 2017, Daily Log, and Personal.

What I Ate Breakfast: Harvest Crunch and Oatmeal Crisp in 1%; glass of tea Morning: 2 glasses of tea; apple Lunch: 2 kielbasa, tomato and cheddar sandwiches on whole grain with mayo and mustard; pickle; apple Dinner: mushroom and corn galetta; cucumber and avocado salada; Dale’s Pale Ale Dessert: Dale’s Pale Ale; piece of marshmallow peanut butter square thing What I Did for Exercise Completed 5/8ths of a 30 minute Youtube video on the exercise bike Walked to Ossington, walked down the stairs at Ossington, jogged up the stairs at Sherbourne Walked down the stairs at Sherbourne, jogged up the Read More

Riley Goes to Saskatchewan Day 6 – Wednesday June 7, 2017 Manitoba

Categories: 2017, Daily Log, Personal, and Travel.

We woke up in Manitoba, to a weird situation: we had been informed the night before that our host couldn’t make us breakfast at our bed and breakfast because she had to look after her grandkids due to an emergency. But she left us some farm eggs to microwave and she left us scones and muffins with homemade jams. The scones were fantastic as were the muffins, which sort of tasted like carrot cake. One of the jams was really excellent. We were not sure if she made them. Read More

The Log for Wednesday May 31, 2017

Categories: 2017, Daily Log, and Personal.

What I Ate Breakfast: mango; Harvest Crunch in 1%; glass of tea Morning: 2 glasses of tea; apple Lunch: 2 kielbasa, tomato and cheddar sandwiches on sourdough with mayo and mustard Dinner: chicken stir-fry; half a bottle of “champagne” saison After dinner: rye and ginger, probably something else What I Did for Exercise Completed a 30 minute YouTube video on the exercise bike Walked to Ossington, walked down the stairs at Ossington, ran up the stairs at Sherbourne Walked down the stairs at Sherbourne, jogged up the stairs at Ossington, walked home What I Did with My Life Did a Read More

The Log for Wednesday May 224, 2017

Categories: 2017, Daily Log, and Personal.

What I Ate Breakfast: Shreddies in 1%; watermelon; glass of tea Morning: 2 glasses of tea; apple Lunch: 2 kielbasa, tomato and cheddar sandwiches; apple Dinner: chicken burger on a kaiser with cucumber blue cheese salad; OJ with ginger ale Dessert: a Portuguese tart What I Did for Exercise Completed a 30 minute YouTube video on the exercise bike Walked to Ossington, walked down the stairs at Ossington, jogged up the stairs at Sherbourne Walked down the stairs at Sherbourne, jogged up the stairs at Ossington, walked to Dovercourt, walked home What I Did with My Life Did some work Read More

The Log for Wednesday May 17, 2015

Categories: 2017, Daily Log, and Personal.

What I Ate Breakfast: Harvest Crunch and cereal in 1%; glass of tea Morning: 2 glasses of tea; apple Lunch: kielbasa, tomato and cheddar sandwich on sour dough with mayo and mustard; apple Afternoon: Smoothie Dinner: ribs, couscous Dessert: probably something shortly What I Did for Exercise Completed a 30 minute YouTube video on the exercise bike Walked to Ossington, walked down the stairs at Ossington, jogged up the stairs at Sherbourne Walked down the stairs at Sherbourne, jogged up the stairs Ossington, walked home What I Did with My Life Did work for a client Went to work for Read More

The Log for Wednesday May 10, 2017

Categories: 2017, Daily Log, and Personal.

What I Ate Breakfast: Pancakes, smoothie; glass of tea Morning: 2 glasses of tea; apple Lunch: 2 salami, cheddar and tomato sandwiches; apple Before dinner: guacamole and chips; baltic porter Dinner: meatloaf, salad, half a sweet potato Dessert: IPA What I Did for Exercise Completed a 30 minute YouTube video on the exercise bike Walked to Ossington, walked down the stairs at Ossington, jogged up the stairs at Sherbourne Walked down the stairs at Sherbourne, walked up the stairs at Ossington, walked home What I Did with My Life Did some work for a client Went to work for a Read More

The Log for Wednesday May 3, 2017

Categories: 2017, Daily Log, and Personal.

What I Ate Breakfast: Cheerios with 1% and banana; half a mango; glass of tea Morning: 2 glasses of tea; poppyseed roll Lunch: 2 salami, cheddar and tomato sandwiches on rye with mayo and mustard; orange Dinner: half a sausage, cabbage, potatoes, vegetable pancakes, salad; “hopped Belgian ale” Dessert: small piece of brownie, KBS What I Did for Exercise Completed a 30 minute YouTube video on the exercise bike Walked to Ossington, walked down the stairs at Ossington, jogged up the stairs at Sherbourne Walked down the stairs at Sherbourne, jogged up the stairs at Ossington, walked home What I Read More

The Log for Wednesday April 26, 2017

Categories: 2017, Daily Log, and Personal.

What I Ate Breakfast: cereal and strawberries in 1%; glass of tea Morning: 2 glasses of tea; apple Lunch: 2 salami, cheese and tomato sandwiches on multigrain; apple Dinner: hoisin beef lettuce wraps; more than half a bottle of wine Dessert: lemon curd What I Did for Exercise Completed a 30 minute YouTube video on the exercise bike Lifted weights (I do this every two days but always forget to mention it) Walked to Ossington, walked down the stairs at Ossington, jogged up the stairs at Sherbourne Walked down the stairs at Sherbourne, walked up the escalator at Dufferin because Read More

The Log for Wednesday April 20, 2017

Categories: 2017, Daily Log, and Personal.

What I Ate Breakfast: bowl of Harvest Crunch in 1%; glass of tea Morning: 2 glasses of tea; apple Lunch: 1.5 salami, cheddar and tomato sandwiches on marble rye with mayo and mustard; apple Afternoon: giant piece of cheese cake Dinner: beyti; ayran Dessert: plum-stuffed chocolate What I Did for Exercise Completed a 30 minute YouTube video on the exercise bike Walked to Ossington, walked down the stairs at Ossington, jogged up the stairs at Sherbourne Walked down the stairs at Sherbourne, jogged up the stairs and the escalator at Ossington for the usual reasons, walked home from Ossington Walked Read More

The Log for Wednesday April 12, 2017

Categories: 2017, Daily Log, and Personal.

What I Ate Breakfast: bowl of Harvest of Crunch in 1%; glass of tea Morning: 2 glasses of green tea; apple Lunch: salami and gruyere sandwich with mustard and mayo; apple Dinner: ramen; boneshaker What I Did for Exercise Completed a 30 minute YouTube video on the exercise bike Walked to Ossington, walked down the stairs at Ossington, walked up the stairs to Sherbourne Walked from work to Maple Leaf Gardens, walked up some of the stairs at Maple Leaf Gardens and stood on some escalators Walked down some of the stairs at Maple Leafs Gardens and stood on some Read More

The Log for Wednesday April 5, 2017

Categories: 2017, Daily Log, and Personal.

What I Ate Breakfast: bowl of Harvest Crunch with 1% milk; smoothie; glass of tea Morning: apple; 2 glasses of green tea Lunch: 2 kielbasa and cheddar sandwiches on different types of bread with mayo and mustard; apple Before dinner: some gummies and some popcorn Dinner: butter chicken with rice and pita; cocktail What I Did for Exercise Completed a 30 minute YouTube video on the exercise bike Walked to Ossington, walked down the stairs at Ossington, jogged up the stairs at Sherbourne Walked down the stairs at Sherbourne, walked up half the stairs at St. George, walked up the Read More

At the Drive-In Live at Rebel, Toronto, March 29, 2017

Categories: 2017 and Music.

When I was young, band reunions were thought of as really awful: just a bunch of washed up musicians trying to make money. But times have changed: reunions are now viewed as normal and often something to be cherished. I think I’ve changed too, I’ve grown up a bit. When I was young, I had no interest in seeing my favourite 70s bands reunited. I thought it was an awful idea. But now I recognize that this is a completely natural thing for people to want to do: to recapture the glory of lost youth. Sometimes it probably doesn’t work Read More

The Log for Wednesday March 29, 2017

Categories: 2017, Daily Log, and Personal.

What I Ate Breakfast: pancake, bowl of Oatmeal Crisp with 1% milk; glass of tea Morning: 2 glasses of green tea; apple Lunch: 2 kielbasa and cheddar sandwiches on whole wheat with mayo and mustard; apple Dinner: burger and fries; flight of beer After dinner: the 2 most expensive cans of Stella I’ve ever had in my life What I Did for Exercise Completed a 30 minute YouTube video on the exercise bike Lifted weights (always forget to mention this) Walked to Donlands, walked down the stairs at Donlands, jogged up the stairs at Sherbourne Walked down the stairs at Read More

The Log for Wednesday March 22, 2017

Categories: 2017, Daily Log, and Personal.

What I Ate Breakfast: bowl of raisin Harvest Crunch with 1% milk; glass of tea Morning: 2 glasses of green tea; apple Lunch: 1 1/2 kielbasa, tomato and cheddar sandwiches with mayo and mustard; apple Afternoon: rice krispy square Before dinner: flight of beers Dinner: ramen and dumplings; green tea Dessert: ice cream in  some kind of weird rice dough What I Did for Exercise Completed a 30 minute YouTube exercise video on the exercise bike Walked to Donlands, walked down the stairs at Donlands, jogged up the stairs at Sherborne Walked down the stairs at Sherbourne, walked up the Read More

The Log for Wednesday March 15, 2017

Categories: 2017, Daily Log, and Personal.

What I Ate Breakfast: toast with peanut butter and jam; kefir smoothie; glass of tea Morning: 2 glasses of green tea; Lunch: lentils, small salad, lamb curry, butter chicken, rice, naan Dinner: 3 fajitas; Grand Noirceur After dinner: Guava “tequila” What I Did for Exercise 40 lengths front crawl (including a 2 length spring at the end), 19 breast Walked down 19 flights of stairs, walked down half the stairs at Spadina, walked up the stairs at Sherbourne Walked down the stairs at Sherbourne, walked up the stairs at Pape, walked home from Pape What I Did with My Life Read More

The Log for Wednesday March 8, 2017

Categories: 2017, Daily Log, and Personal.

What I Ate Breakfast: bowl of cheerios; glass of tea Morning: 2 glasses of green tea; apple Lunch: 2 kielbasa, cheddar and tomato sandwiches on rye with mayo and mustard; apple Dinner: mango, avocado and jicama salad; 2 tacos; pint of dunkel After dinner: half a soft serve sundae What I Did for Exercise Completed a 30 minute YouTube video on the exercise bike Walked to Donlands, walked down the stairs at Donlands, jogged up the stairs at Sherbourne Walked down the stairs at Sherbourne, walked up half the stairs at St. George, walked up the escalator (because the stairs Read More

The Log for Wednesday March 1, 2017

Categories: 2017, Daily Log, and Personal.

What I Ate Breakfast: bowl and a third of cheerios with 1% milk; glass of tea Morning: 2 glasses of green tea; apple Lunch: 2 ham and cheddar sandwiches on rye with mayo and mustard; apple Before dinner: cava, vodka, lime and pomegranate cocktail; assorts canapes First course: beet salad; sauvignon blanc Second course: lobster gnocchi; chardonnay Third course: black cod and spot prawn; brut Fourth course: short rib; rioja (turned into 3 glasses of rioja) Dessert: yogurt panacotta with orange sorbet What I Did for Exercise Completed a 30 minute YouTube video on the exercise bike Walked to Donlands, Read More

The Log for Wednesday February 22, 2017

Categories: 2017, Daily Log, and Personal.

What I Ate Breakfast: peanut butter on jam on toast x 2 (they were small); glass of tea Morning: 2 glasses of green tea; apple Lunch: 2 ham and cheddar sandwiches on french bread with mayo, mustard and tomato; apple Dinner: roast chicken and roast carrots; half a bottle of Lupulus After dinner: Dilly bar What I Did for Exercise Completed a 30 minute YouTube video on the exercise bike Walked to Donlands, walked down the stairs at Donlands, jogged up the stairs at Sherbourne Walked down the stairs at Sherbourne, jogged up the escalator at St Andrew because too Read More

The Log for Wednesday February 15, 2017

Categories: 2017, Daily Log, and Personal.

What I Ate Breakfast: bowl of Mini Wheats with milk, yogurt; glass of tea Morning: 2 glasses of green tea; apple Lunch: chicken salad sandwich on multigrain, apple Dinner: chicken curry with couscous; Winter Beard What I Did for Exercise Completed a 30 minute YouTube video on the exercise bike Walked to Greenwood, walked down the stairs at Greenwood, jogged up the stairs Sherbourne Walked down the stairs at Sherbourne, walked up the stairs at Pape, walked home from Pape What I Did with my Life Wrote a bit Read More

The Log for Wednesday February 8, 2017

Categories: 2017, Daily Log, and Personal.

What I Ate Breakfast: peanut butter and jam on toast; glass of tea Morning: orange; 2 glasses of tea Lunch: pasta with rapini; orange Dinner: pea soup; Stone Epic 02 02 02 After dinner: tomatoes, cheese, strawberries; Whiskey What I Did for Exercise 32 lengths of front crawl, 16 breast Walked down 19 flights of stairs, walked down half the stairs at Spadina, walked up the stairs at Sherbourne Walked down the stairs at Sherbourne, walked up the stairs at Pape, walked home from Pape What I Did with My Life Well, I wet to work Read More

The Log for Wednesday February 1, 2017

Categories: 2017, Daily Log, and Personal.

What I Ate Breakfast: Mini Wheats in yogurt; glass of tea Morning: 2 glasses of tea; apple, trail mix Lunch: 2 cheddar and kielbasa sandwiches on french bread with mayo and mustard; apple Dinner: roasted chicken, potatoes and cauliflower with yogurt and quickles; ginger beer After dinner: a few glasses of wine; teeny tiny cookie What I Did for Exercise Completed 30 minute YouTube video on the exercise bike Lifted weights very briefly (I do this every other day, and always forget to mention it) Walked to Donlands, walked down the stairs at Donlands, jogged up the stairs at Sherbourne Read More

The Log for Wednesday January 25, 2017

Categories: 2017, Daily Log, and Personal.

What I Ate Breakfast: piece of deep-dish pizza; glass of tea Morning: 2 glasses of tea; apple Lunch: 2 ham, tomato and cheddar sandwiches on french bread with mayo and mustard Dinner: couple slices of ham, two helpings of peas, two helpings of smashed potatoes; English strong ale After dinner: APA, rice krispy square What I Did for Exercise Completed a 30 minute YouTube Exercise Bike video Walked to Greenwood, walked down the stairs at Greenwood, jogged up the stairs at Sherbourne Walked down the stairs at Sherbourne, walked up the first set of stairs at Pape, walked up the Read More

The Log for Wednesday January 11, 2017

Categories: 2017, Daily Log, and Personal.

What I Ate Breakfast: peanut butter and jam on toast, half a kiwi and some strawberries; glass of tea Morning: 2 glasses of tea; nuts Lunch: butter chicken, lamb curry, lentils, rice, salad and naan Afternoon: nuts Dinner: lots of sushi; green tea What I Did for Exercise Swam 24 lengths of front crawl and 12 lengths of breast Walked down 19 flights of stairs Walked up some stairs at Union, walked down and up the stairs at Long Branch Walked down the stairs at Kipling, walked up the stairs at Sherbourne What I Did with My Life I went Read More

The Log for Wednesday January 4, 2017

Categories: Daily Log and Personal.

What I Ate Breakfast: 2 pancakes with yogurt and blueberries, pieces of pineapple; glass of tea Morning: apple; 2 glasses of tea Lunch: 2 kielbasa and cheddar sandwiches on pumpernickel with mayo and mustard, apple Dinner: leftover turkey casserole, salad; “new world” tripel After dinner: cookies; Grand Noirceur What I Did for Exercise Full 20 minute YouTube video on exercise bike Walked to Grenwood, walked down the stairs at Greenwood, walked up the stairs at Sherbourne Walked down the stairs at Sherbourne, walked up the stairs at Pape, walked home from Pape What I Did with My Life Did some Read More

The Log for Wednesday for December 21, 2016

Categories: 2016, Daily Log, and Personal.

What I Ate Breakfast: 2 pancakes, some mango; glass of tea Morning: 2 glasses of tea; soft banana Lunch: red pepper soup, 2 pieces of white bread without crusts; Afternoon: mint tea Dinner: 2 servings of homemade macaroni; glass of OJ After dinner: some yogurt and a banana What I Did for Exercise Still not allowed to exercise strenuously until Friday Walked down 19 flights of stairs, walked down half the stairs at Spadina, walked up the stairs at Sherbourne Walked down the stairs at Sherbourne, walked up the escalator and then the stairs at Broadview, walked home from Broadview Read More

The Log for Wednesday December 14, 2016

Categories: 2016, Daily Log, and Personal.

What I Ate Breakfast: 2 scones, 2 muffins; glass of tea Morning: 2 glasses of tea; chocolate dessert of some kind Lunch: 2 salami, tomato and cheese sandwiches with mayo and mustard; apple Dinner: two “pulled beef” on cheese buns After Dinner: Gelato, probably What I Did for Exercise 30 minutes on the exercise bike Walked to Donlands, walked down the stairs at Donlands, jogged up the stairs at Sherbourne Walked down the stairs at Sherbourne, walked up the stairs at Donlands Walked down the stairs at Donlands, walked up the stairs at Bay Walked down the stairs at Bay, Read More

The Log for Wednesday December 7, 2016

Categories: 2016 and Movies.

What I Ate Breakfast: 1 biscuit, 1/2 bowl of Harvest Crunch in 1% milk; glass of tea Morning: 2 glasses of tea; 1 apple Lunch: 2 salami, cheese and tomato sandwiches with mayo and mustard; apple Dinner: stir fry with pork; Burdoch APA What I Did for Exercise 30 minutes on the exercise week Walked to Donlands, walked down the stairs at Donlands, walked up the stairs at Sherbourne Walked down the stairs at Sherbourne, walked up the first (longer) set of stairs at Pape but had to walk up the escalator because of traffic, walked home What I Did Read More

The Log for Wednesday November 30, 2016

Categories: 2016, Daily Log, and Personal.

What I Ate Breakfast: 2 pieces of bread with peanut butter and jam, mango slices and kiwi slices; glass of tea Morning: 2 glasses of tea; 2 small oranges Lunch: pad thai Dinner: egg in a tortilla; Bam Biere What I Did for Exercise 14 lengths of front crawl, 12 lengths of breast stroke Walked down 19 flights of stairs, walked down half the stairs at Spadina, jogged up the stairs at Sherbourne Walked down the stairs at Sherbourne, walked up the stairs at Pape, walked home What I Did with My Life Not much, I don’t think Read More

The Log for Wednesday November 23, 2016

Categories: 2016, Daily Log, and Personal.

What I Ate Breakfast: 2 slices of sourdough toast with peanut butter and jam; pomegranate seeds, kiwi and sort of homemade yogurt (not made by me!) Morning: 2 glasses of tea Lunch: lentil and potato salad; large fruit smoothie Dinner: chicken on spinach with some shakshouka on it; Karma Citra What I Did for Exercise 14 lengths of front crawl, 12 of breast stroke Walked down 19 flights of stairs, walked down half the stairs at Spadina, jogged up the stairs at Sherbourne Walked down the stairs at Sherbourne, walked up the stairs at Pape, walked home What I Did Read More