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My Life in Naruto · 3W ago

Bike Shed - Finally Done!

Also, I wanted the wood to not rest on the ground, so that it wouldn't rot out too fast. ...The wood shed that I built last year is heavy enough, especially when full of wood, so that it's...
My Life in Naruto · 4W ago

Fruit Cocktail Cake

This simple dessert is one I discovered many years ago when working at a workplace that often had cooking as part of the duties. Not many of the staff liked to take on the task of cooking,...
My Life in Naruto · 1M ago

Gateway to a New Beginning

Each day when I come back with Muffin from his walk, I'm required to step over the one meter fence, as untying it had become troublesome very quickly. In recent years, I'd build a temporar...
My Life in Naruto · 1M ago

Behold the Simple Bagel

Like many things, once something you like but take for granted is no longer available, you find yourself wanting it once again. When I found myself in Japan many, many years ago, one of th...
My Life in Naruto · 2M ago

Low and Slow

Which is why, when recently we found during our weekly shopping trip (yes, we shop generally once a week, not every day, as we don't have the time to do so, and shopping every day can lead t...
My Life in Naruto · 2M ago

Ginger Beer

Yet my journey has often been a lonely one, and while I felt safe and confident in my journey, there were always questions that would pop up. ...However, the more I read, the more I realiz...
My Life in Naruto · 4M ago

New Stairs

Not so for my Dad, who then had to find out what was wrong with the machine and set about fixing it. ...Earlier this year, at the beginning of summer I noticed that our outside stairs/step...
My Life in Naruto · 4M ago

Necessity is the Mother of...Spanakopita

Recently I've been reading an old issue of Saveur Magazine, my mother's copy actually, that I brought back from Canada a few years ago. ...After a recent shopping trip on Amazon.com, I wa...
My Life in Naruto · 4M ago

Good-bye Summer, Hello Fall

My oldest daughter and I baked this up yesterday, and today I finally had a piece (yesterday my wife and younger daughter made 2 delicious loaves of chocolate banana bread, so that's what I ...
My Life in Naruto · 5M ago

Back on the (Woodsplitter) Horse

Sometimes I would lightly hold the wood to make sure the wood wouldn't move from the position I'd put it in. ...Well, a few weeks ago, I had my hand on top of the wood, resting it there an...