Eight years ago this month, my grandmother passed away. She was the backbone of my family and an amazing, unapologetic, loving, straight-forward, maddeningly sharp-tongued, soft-hearted, funny, perceptive, hard-working, smart, self-assured, no-nonsense, contradiction of a woman. She was the strongest person I've ever known. Lots of people think their grandmother was the best, but mine really … Continue reading The Best Human Being I Have Ever Known
You've never heard of them? Well allow me to introduce you to them. I just had one of these last month, while I was out with my sister at one of our new favourite restaurants, Samurai. So I can tell you it's definitely available outside of California and New York. Also, they're right. It's helladelicious. … Continue reading Sushi-Burritos Taste Amazing!
Lawrence M. Schoen--who needs to teach me the Klingon language some day--graciously invited me to partake of his unusual feature, 'Eating Authors', in which various authors recall their most memorable meal. Find out what was my favourite meal ever and why. Just click here. And if you came here because you found me through Dr. … Continue reading The Best Thing I Ever Ate
Today I'm going to start a regular Friday feature that tells you a little about fun things from my daily life. And since food is probably the number one thing West Indians love--especially in Trinidad and Tobago--it's only fitting that I start by talking about Caribbean cuisine. T&T is a diverse society, with a large … Continue reading Top 5 Street Foods of Trinidad and Tobago
Science has ticked another scifi concept off its list. Yeah, rail guns have been around a while, but now they're going to test them out as a weapon for the US Navy. No, it doesn't look as cool as the one in 'Eraser' did, but hey, a rail gun is a rail gun, you ingrate. Put … Continue reading Amazing Things That Happened Since We Last Talked
This is his Lordship, Prince of all He Surveys, He Who Run Things. Or you could call him Loki. He responds to that too. Sometimes. If he's been fed on time and properly cuddled. He's a German Shepard mostly, but there's Labrador and Akita in there somewhere. Probably in the part that chews everything incessantly. … Continue reading Loki – God of Mischief