Tag: Daily Activity

2017, Daily Log, Personal, Travel

Goes to Amsterdam Friday October 13, 2017

This morning we went to another bakery, more expensive and not as good as the bakery of the previous morning. My tea was insanely hot so we had to wait a while, and I actually had to dilute it was some of our bottled water.

2017, Daily Log, Personal, Travel

Riley Goes to Amsterdam Thursday October 12, 2017

This morning we wandered around looking for dessert places in the Red Light district until we found a dessert place that had the odd breakfast pastry. We had croissants and a Danish.

2017, Daily Log, Personal, Travel

Riley Goes to Amsterdam Tuesday October 10, 2017

Our return to Podgorica and our train trip to Belgrade were the worst days of our trip and, though we enjoyed Belgrade despite everything being closed, we were still kind of beaten down when we got up on Tuesday morning. So, given that we had an afternoon flight, and our rather swanky hotel tolerated fairly …

2017, Daily Log, Personal, Travel

Riley Goes to Podgorica Saturday October 7, 2017

We finished off our watermelon first thing, and then got in the car and I drove as quickly as I could through the narrow street to get down to the downtown. There we picked up breakfast for the road. It was raining rather hard, the first time it had rained hard on the trip when …

2017, Daily Log, Personal, Travel

Riley Goes to Ulcinj Friday October 6, 2017

After we woke up and admired our view once again, we realized that the only map we had was in Montenegrin and not very good. It was one of those highly stylized maps sponsored by a local business. The maps we had used in Zagreb, Dubrovnik and Kotor had all been exceptional, given their detail …

2017, Daily Log, Personal, Travel

Riley Goes to Ulcinj, Montenegro Thursday October 5, 2017

We had breakfast at the hotel again, as it was included, but it was in a different room, which was interesting. We never really found out why. The good news is that it was on the first floor, where we a much better view than from the basement, with no windows.

2017, Daily Log, Personal, Travel

Riley Goes to Zabljak Wednesday October 4, 2017

We ate breakfast in our hotel, as it was included. It was a big buffet that was pretty good, though apparently the coffee from the machine was shit. But the weather was absolutely miserable when we woke up, raining pretty heavily. So we hung out in the room for a while.

2017, Daily Log, Personal, Travel

Riley Goes to Montenegro Tuesday October 3, 2017

We woke to the bells of the old church next to us, and the sound of children going to school. The only bad thing about our place was its proximity to the church, but there’s not much to be done about that when you want to stay within the old city and then old city …

2017, Daily Log, Personal, Travel

Riley Goes to Kotor Monday October 2, 2017

The night before, I saw what appeared to be an excellent deal for breakfast. So we went to a hotel for a cheap buffet and that turned out to be a mistake. (Well, we were maybe too late.) The hot food was cold. Everything was not really as good as we had at other hotel …

2017, Daily Log, Personal, Travel

Riley Goes to Kotor, Montenegro Sunday October 1, 2017

We woke up early because we had not purchased a bus ticket to take us to Kotor, Montenegro and we were a little confused as to how often it ran. We figured the best thing to do would be to get over there as early as reasonable and buy the ticket for the next bus. …

2017, Daily Log, Personal, Travel

Riley Goes to Dubrovnik Saturday September 30, 2017

I have wanted to go to Dubrovnik since I first saw a picture of it, maybe 20 years ago. It has always seemed like a place so utterly unlike the world I grew up in. I wanted to see a walled city (though I have since been to Louisburg and Cartagena), especially one situated along …

2017, Daily Log, Personal, Travel

Riley Goes to Zagreb Friday September 29, 2017

Our plan was not actually to spend nearly three days in Zagreb, it just worked out that way. We needed to get down to the coast and the fastest way was to fly. There were flights really early in the morning, in the middle of the day and late at night, but the flights in …

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Riley Goes to Zagreb Thursday September 28, 2017

I was super happy this morning, because I slept in! And not such a ridiculous amount that it would affect my future nights, but seemingly enough that I adjusted to European time in one night. I felt rested and ready to go after barely being able to stay awake during dinner the night before. Off …

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The Log for Friday April 21, 2017

What I Ate Breakfast: Harvest Crunch in 1%, smoothie; glass of tea Morning: 2 glasses of green tea; apple; chocolate with plum Lunch: salami, cheddar and tomato sandwich on marble rye with mayo and mustard; piece of cheese; chocolate with plum; apple Afternoon: couple of chocolate plums Dinner: half a steak tartar with poached egg; …

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The Log for Wednesday January 4, 2017

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 …

2016, Daily Log, Personal

The Log for December 31, 2016

What I Ate Breakfast: cereal with yogurt and half a banana; glass of tea Lunch: dregs of Thursday’s chicken curry and rice, dregs of a bag of chips with hummus; bottle of homebrew Afternoon: 3 different kinds of cheese, a bunch of different crackers, pate; 2 or 3 small glasses of wine Dinner: 2 pieces …

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The Log for Friday December 30, 2016

What I Ate Breakfast: 2 pancakes with blueberries and yogurt; tea Morning: rice and vegetables; 2 glasses of tea Lunch: turkey, stuffing and cheddar sandwich on pumpernickel Dinner: untold pieces of sushi and sashimi, at least 3 potstickers, one serving of salad, one serving of pea shoots and mushrooms and tofu, other food I forgot; …

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The Log for Thursday December 29, 2016

What I Ate Breakfast: egg bun with peanut butter and jam, smoothie; glass of tea Morning: 2 glasses of tea; 3 pieces of beef jerkey Lunch: chicken curry roti Dinner: chicken curry, mixed vegetables and rice, samosa, naan; half a sour fruit ale After dinner: half of two DIPAs, half an RIS, half a barley …

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The Log for Tuesday December 27, 2016

What I Ate Breakfast: 2 fried eggs, 2 pieces of toast, half a bowl of yogurt with blueberries and guava paste; 2 glasses of tea Afternoon: bowl of chips; wheat dopplebock Dinner: 1/3 of a pork tenderloin, rice with mojo; bottle of winter ale After dinner: cookies What I Did for Exercise 20 minutes on …

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The Log for Monday December 26, 2016

What I Ate Brunch: 3 pancakes, orange; 2 glasses of tea Afternoon: samples of 5 different beers; a few chips Dinner: 4 pieces of pork tenderloin, mojo, rice, 2 helpings of salad; half a bottle of double IPA What I Did for Exercise 20 minutes on the exercise bike at full resistance Walked to Danforth …

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The Log for Sunday December 25, 2016

What I Ate Brunch: smoothie, peanut butter and jam sandwich, 2 glasses of tea Afternoon: chai latte; carrots and dip Evening: crackers and dip; cranberry and orange juice mocktail Dinner: bowl of roast vegetable soup, 2 helpings of turkey, 2 helpings of stuffing, 3 small potatoes; cranberry and orange mocktail After dinner: 4 cookies What …

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The Log for Saturday December 24, 2016

What I Ate Brunch: 2 slices of French Toast with rum-flambeed bananas; 2 glasses of tea Afternoon: way too much charcuterie, two flavoured ginger ales Dinner: two helpings of lobster linguine, two helpings of roasted ham hocks, 2 helpings of roast vegetables, 1 piece of bread, piece of really rich cake (I think that’s it); …

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The Log for Friday December 23, 2016

What I Ate Breakfast: bowl of yogurt with honey; glass of tea Morning: rice pudding; 2 glasses of tea Lunch: jerk chicken, rice and beans, the teeniest amount of cole slaw Dinner: 2 enchiladas, side salad; ginger ale   What I Did for Exercise I made it to 20 minutes on the exercise bike at …

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The Log for Thursday December 22, 2016

What I Ate Breakfast: Yogurt with honey; glass of tea Morning: 2 glasses of tea; rice pudding Lunch: lentils, paneer and spinach, eggplant in a tomato sauce, rice, naan Dinner: homemade macaroni and cheese; glasses of OJ What I Did for Exercise Walked to Greenwood, walked down the stairs at Greenwood, walked up the escalators …

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The Log for Wednesday for December 21, 2016

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 …

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The Log for Tuesday December 20, 2016

What I Ate Breakfast: bowl of yogurt with honey and mashed banana; glass of tea Morning: 2 glasses of tea; cup of rice pudding Lunch: mushroom soup, bread with crusts removed Afternoon: cup of rice pudding Dinner: ramen; cranberry juice After dinner: a bit of ice cream What I Did for Exercise I am not …

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The Log for Monday December 19, 2016

What I Ate Afternoon: bowl of homemade pho; a couple of small packets of rice pudding; orange juice Dinner: honeydew smoothie; homemade macaroni and cheese 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 …

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The Log for Sunday December 18, 2016

What I Ate Breakfast: 4 pancakes, 2 slices of bacon, fruit shake Afternoon: glass of OJ Dinner: 2 bowls of homemade pho; Jelly King brett edition After Dinner: Boogie Monster What I Did for Exercise Walked from Spadina and Front to Ossington and College, and then down Ossington to Queen Walked from Pape and Queen …