Riley Goes to Zabljak Wednesday October 4, 2017

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

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. Read More

The Log for Wednesday September 20, 2017

Categories: 2017, Daily Log, and Personal.

What I Ate Breakfast: Honey Bunches of Oats with pomegranate; glass of tea Morning: 2 glasses of tea; apple Lunch: pasta; salad Afternoon: banana muffin Dinner: cubano sandwich; asparagus; half an IPA; glass of wine Dessert: probably some ice cream and a muffin What I Did for Exercise Completed a 30 minute YouTube exercise 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 Went to work for a client Did Read More

The Log for Wednesday September 13, 2017

Categories: 2017, Daily Log, and Personal.

What I Ate Breakfast: bowl of cereal, bowl of yogurt, figs and berries; glass of tea Morning: 2 glasses of tea; apple Lunch: 2 salami, tomato and cheddar sandwiches on whole wheat with mayo and mustard Dinner: slices of some weird curry pizza; cranberry juice Dessert: square 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 from Sherbourne to Yonge and Bloor, walked up the steps at the Reference Library Walked down the steps at the Reference Library, Read More

The Log for Wednesday September 6, 2017

Categories: 2017, Daily Log, and Personal.

What I Ate Breakfast: peanut butter and jam on raisin bread; glass of tea; watermelon Morning: glass of tea; apple Lunch: salami, cheddar and tomato and sandwich on marble rye; blondie Aftenroon: apple Dinner: stir fry; lemonade Dessert: blondie, ice cream cone What I Did for Exercise Completed a 30 minute on a YouTube video on the exercise bike 10 squats Walked to Ossington, walked down the stairs at Ossington, jogged up the stairs at Sherbourne Walked down the stairs at Sherbourne, walked up the Ossington, walked home What I Did with My Life Did some work with a client Read More

The Log for Wednesday August 30, 2017

Categories: 2017, Daily Log, and Personal.

What I Ate Breakfast: nectarine and raspberries in yogurth with honey; glass of tea Morning: 2 glasses of tea; grapes; apple Lunch: kielbasa, tomato and cheddar sandwich with mayo and mustard; apple Dinner: chicken tortilla soup; rose After dinner: Elderflower liqueur Dessert: tonic, probably some soursop ice cream 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 Lifted weights What I Did with My Life Read More

The Log for Wednesday August 23, 2017

Categories: 2017, Daily Log, and Personal.

What I Ate Breakfast: smoothie; glass of tea Morning: 2 glasses of tea; apple Lunch: kielbasa, tomato and cheddar sandwich; tunafish sandwich; apple Dinner: caesar salad; cubano sandwich; flavoured soda water with OJ Dessert: probably some blueberry “pudding” What I Did for Exercise Completed a 30 minute YouTube video on the exercise bike 10 squats Walked to Ossington station, walked down the stairs at Ossington, jogged up the stairs at Shebourne Walked down the stairs at Sherbourne, jogged up the stairs Ossington, walked home What I Did with My Life Did work for two clients Went to work for a Read More

The Log for Wednesday August 23, 2017

Categories: 2017, Daily Log, and Personal.

What I Ate Breakfast: peanut butter and jam on toast; canteloupe; glass of tea Morning: 2 glasses of tea; apple Lunch: 2 tunafish sandwiches; apple Dinner: mock cabbage roles; APA Dessert: APA; blueberry “pudding” What I Did for Exercise Completed a 30 minute YouTube video 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 Lifted weights What I Did with My Life Did work for two clients Went to work for a client Recorded a podcast Read More

The Log for Wednesday August 16, 2017

Categories: 2017, Daily Log, and Personal.

What I Ate Breakfast: Harvest Crunch in 1%; half a mango; glass of tea Morning: 2 glasses of tea; apple; candies, chocolate bar and oatmeal bar Lunch: 2 kielbasa, cheddar and tomato sandwiches on mayo and mustard Dinner: mashed potatoes; avocado and bean salad with arugula; OJ Dessert: probably some ice cream What I Did for Exercise Completed a 30 minute YouTube video on the exercise bike Lifted weights 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 August 9, 2017

Categories: 2017, Daily Log, and Personal.

What I Ate Breakfast: yogurt, blackberries, honey and cheerios; glass of tea Morning: 2 glasses of tea; apple Lunch: greek salad Afternoon: cheddar, kielbasa and tomato sandwich Dinner: chicken curry with rice and salad; IPA What I Did for Exercise Completed a 30 minute YouTube video on the exercise bike 10 squats Walked to Ossington, walked down the stairs at Ossington, walked up the stairs at Sherbourne Walked down the stairs at Sherbourne, jogged up half the stairs at Yonge, jogged up the stairs then the escalator at Davisville because the upper stairs at Davisville are too narrow Walked down Read More

The Log for Wednesday August 2, 2017

Categories: 2017, Daily Log, and Personal.

What I Ate Breakfast: 1 pancake, toast with cream cheese and jam; glass of tea Morning: sour sop pop; 2 glasses of tea; apple Lunch: 2 kielbasa, tomato and cheddar sandwiches with mayo and mustard Dinner: fatoush salad with chicken; soursop juice Dessert: Don’t know yet What I Did for Exercise Lifted weights 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 Did with My Life Wrote Did work for two clients Went to work for a client Read More

The Log for Wednesday July 26, 2017

Categories: 2017, Daily Log, and Personal.

What I Ate Breakfast: cereal with strawberries and cherries; glass of tea Morning: 2 glasses of tea; apple Lunch: 2 kielbasa, cheddar and tomato sandwiches with mayo and mustard Afternoon: apple Dinner: salami, goat cheese, artichoke, onion, zucchini and arugula pizza; OJ with club soda; vegetables and dip Probably ice cream 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 from Argye What I Did Read More

The Log for Wednesday July 12, 2017

Categories: 2017, Daily Log, and Personal.

What I Ate Breakfast: Cereal with strawberries; glass of tea Morning: 2 glasses of tea; apple; cookie Lunch: 2 kielbasa, tomato and cheddar sandwiches with mayo and mustard; cookie Afternoon: cookies Before dinner: small glass of BA RIS; small glass of DIPA Dinner: tapanade; egg and tuna sandwich; date and avocado milkshake Dessert: glass of tomato juice, I don’t know what else What I Did for Exercise Completed a 30 minute YouTube video on the exercise bike Walked to Ossington, walked down the stairs Ossington, jogged up the stairs at Sherbourne Walked down the stairs at Ossington, jogged up the Read More

The Log for Wednesday July 5, 2017

Categories: 2017, Daily Log, and Personal.

What I Ate Breakfast: rice krispies with cherries in kefir; glass of tea Morning: 2 glasses of tea; apple Lunch: 2 kielbasa, tomato and cheddar sandwiches on rye with mayo and mustard Before dinner; mock antipasti; 2 glasses of wine Dinner: pork tenderloin, asparagus, salad Dessert: ice cream with strawberries What I did for Exercise Completed a 30 minute YouTube video on the exercise bike Lifted weights Walked to Ossington, walked down the stairs ta Ossington, jogged up the stairs at Sherbourne Walked down the stairs at Sherbourne, walked up the stairs at Runnymede What I Did with My Life Read More

Wednesday June 28, 2017

Categories: 2017, Daily Log, and Personal.

What I Ate Breakfast: bagel with cheese and lingonberry jam; smoothie; glass of tea Morning: 2 glasses of tea; apple Lunch: 2 kielbasa, tomato and cheddar sandwiches on french with mayo and mustard Dinner: congee; lentil salad with poached egg; half a bottle of sour Dessert: half a bottle of DIPA; probably a butter tart What I Did for Exercise 5 minutes on the exercise bike before the sound got too bad 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 Read More

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