Friday, February 5, 2016

tofu zucchini sandwich

ink on paper

A low budget snack: zucchini sandwich: toast two slices of bread. Two slices of tofu. Fry the tofu with onions, garlic and zucchini in olive oil. Combine like in the picture above. One could also place a sliver of cheddar cheese on the tofu.

Thursday, February 4, 2016

self and other

photos taken during a walk before sunrise
Yesterday Lohbado woke up to a layer of wet snow and sleet, which turned to rain. Soon the streets were sloshing wet, with pools of water at intersections. Lohbado wore rubber boots and waded through puddles. It brought back memories of when he was a boy and back lanes were in use. He remembered making boats out of paper and sticks and floating them down streams of water in the back lane. Dramatic weather changes from one week to the next reminded Lohbado of life changes and the nature of self.  

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

low budget cuisine

soak chickpeas overnight and drain before cooking

add fresh water

bring to a boil for a few minutes

simmer for an hour
It is possible to eat healthy on a very low budget. A major way to save money is to go vegetarian. Eat beans. Try out various beans until you find the ones you like. Lohbado's menu rotates between recipes calling for chickpeas, aduki beans and lentils. There's an impressive variety of beans: black beans, kidney, pinto, green, soy...

Tuesday, February 2, 2016


The hootenany on Sunday was a lot of fun as usual. It involved excellent music performances, plus an opportunity to socialize with friends.

Monday, February 1, 2016


Relaxing on a long winter night with friends, happy faces emerging from the darkness, lively conversation, fun... it all happened during another hootenany event. Towards the end of the hootenany, a birthday cake was brought out to celebrate Christina's upcoming birthday.

lohba vlog 7 waking up with Lohbado

Lohbado invites you to join him on an imaginary morning walk in Cote des Neiges, Montreal.

Sunday, January 31, 2016


Lohbado dreaming about Parry Sound, Ontario
Lohbado dreamed about walking the streets of the town in which he was born. He went back there a few times. The place changed a lot. It's situated on beautiful Georgian Bay. A lot of wealthy people have cottages on the many islands.