Category Archives: vacation

It’s a Lifestyle

My family and I just came home from spending a week with my Dad and his lovely partner Bobbie in Florida. My Dad has a condo in a gated community there, and it is a different world from Ottawa in February. There are … Continue reading

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On Being a House Guest

I’m not a very good house guest. I’m not one for small talk. I am set in my ways. I’m awkward in other people’s kitchens. Oh who am I kidding, I’m awkward in my own kitchen. I’m not very good at … Continue reading

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It Is the Summer of the Cannonball: A Cottage Story

Day 1 This is the fourth summer in a row that we have rented the same cottage near Maynooth, a tiny little town a half hour from Bancroft. It is the most relaxing week of my whole year and it … Continue reading

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