Woman cannot live on Bordeaux & chocolate alone…

Flemish chicken dish at De Poulin, Bruges

...but she can try! And so, try I will and I'm in the perfect place for testing that theory. Brussels, where people consume 12 - 15 kg of chocolate, mostly dark, every year, also has a pretty good supply of Bordeaux from France. Arriving here at … [Read more...]

Customer Service Excellence

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The other day while looking for an optical shop to do some minor repairs on my glasses, I made a call to Maxim-Eyes Optical in Langley. When the after-hours machine answered I decided to call later and hung up without leaving a message. To my … [Read more...]

Label it or lose it

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Emily Press Labels I'm extremely organized and careful about my belongings but occasionally even I leave something behind.  A few years back, it happened to be the battery cover on my mouse.  This tiny piece of plastic had my label on it, and when … [Read more...]

Is Wheat The Culprit?

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Wheat Belly, Dr. William Davis, MD Like many people, I am sensitive to wheat. Actually it's the gluten and gliadin that are the culprits and they are present in more than just wheat. In his best selling book, Wheat Belly, by Dr. William Davis, MD, … [Read more...]

Compact Travel Door Lock

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The Force Guard Force Guard Portable Door Lock – just how many keys to your door are floating around out there? Protect yourself with this high quality easy to use door lock.  The Force Guard mechanical door lock inserts into deadbolt lockset … [Read more...]