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Tulip Festival 2013

It turned out to be the perfect day to visit Dow’s Lake and take in the tulip beds as part of this year’s Tulip Festival. Advertisements

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Parliament Hill with Kidlets

Yes!  It is completely do-able!  I was worried about how well the kids would handle the walking and looking at historical plaques and statues and things.  But it turned out to be a perfect way to spend a Labour Day … Continue reading

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Tulip Festival 2012

In May we managed to make it out to Tulip Festival while Brian had time off around his ordination.  What?!  Did I miss that, too?  Oh yeah, Brian finally got ordained to the priesthood…  😉 .  Unfortunately, I didn’t get … Continue reading

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Doors Open Ottawa 2012

This is the first year we’ve been able to attend the Doors Open Ottawa weekend and it was so much fun!  Here’s the basics:  two days plus about a hundred participating buildings from museums and churches to embassies, art studios, … Continue reading

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Mer Bleue Outing

My sister, Faith, told me about this really great place to take the kidlets for a walk called Mer Bleue.  It’s very close to our house and I’d only heard of it in passing before.  There are actually a number … Continue reading

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