on thankfulness & a little savoury jalapeno cornbread

This coming weekend is Canadian Thanksgiving weekend – our least commercial holiday – one still centred on family, gratitude, and food.

Fittingly, last night there was a beautiful harvest moon. I was lucky enough to see moonbeams on the water – always one of my favourite sights.

We Kingstonians are so fortunate. We live at the convergence of three great waterways; the mighty St. Lawrence River, Lake Ontario, and the Cataraqui River, part of the UNESCO World Heritage designated Rideau Canal Waterway. We’re surrounded by water. It’s a little known but epic (and true) fact that Canada is home to a staggering 80% of the world’s fresh water. Having lived in Australia for several years – that’s not a fact I take for granted. And yes, I’m thankful, very. Continue reading “on thankfulness & a little savoury jalapeno cornbread”