Have you ever thought about how much time we spend looking down when we walk around? How often do you look up at the world around you? I pondered this question myself as I spent a recent morning walking around downtown Ottawa. Normally when I'm downtown, I'm there to do something in particular. Whether it's to visit a museum, eat at a restaurant, or attend an event, … [Read more...] about Looking Up In Ottawa #MyOttawa
Every year, the Canadian Tulip Festival ushers in spring here in Ottawa. This year, it couldn't come fast enough! After a very long winter, it seemed like Ottawa residents were especially happy to see the beautiful tulips this spring. Maybe the long winter is the reason that I had an urge to visit the Canadian Tulip Festival myself - for the first time ever! As Ottawa … [Read more...] about Why You Should Visit The Canadian Tulip Festival #MyOttawa
We all have a bucket list of places on earth we would love to travel to during our life time. Our dream vacations may include seeing another part of our own country or - they may include some exotic far off land, like India. There are only three people I have ever known of (personally), who have ventured to India. One friend went for a multi-week adventure with a group of … [Read more...] about Insight Vacations Launches Luxury Gold India #InsightIndia
Canada was made for camping. Our vast forests, endless lakes, and gorgeous scenery make Canada a very popular place to pitch a tent and enjoy our great outdoors! While I'm not a regular camper, I have camped a few times in my life, in some of the most beautiful locations in Canada. I've camped on the shores of Bras d'Or Lake in Cape Breton, on a cliff above the Gulf of St. … [Read more...] about Exploring Canada One Campground At A Time
For anyone who has ever been the victim of bullying, these words are full of truth. Bullying never really goes away. Even years later, long after the bullying has stopped, many victims are still deeply affected by the actions of their bullies. How do I know this? Because I became the victim of severe bullying by classmates when I was only 12-13 years old. While being … [Read more...] about Have You Made A #PinkShirtPromise? Help Stop Bullying!