Earth Hour TONIGHT!

It's that time of the year again! Tonight, people all around the world are being encouraged to dim their lights between 8:30 and 9 p.m. in recognition of Earth Hour. The international event is meant to raise awareness of environmental issues and climate change. WWF said the number of countries and territories participating has grown... Continue Reading →


Give Harper, Layton & Others the Finger!

Oh of course I am not being vulgar! I am talking puppets!   With another election on the horizon, what better way to poke fun OR teach your young ones (and not so young ones like me) a little lesson in politics with the help of these awesome finger puppets!   Ottawa resident, Gabe Thirlwall,... Continue Reading →

I’m jumping off a roof!!

Ok... not really jumping, but rappelling!   On Monday, Sept 27th, I'll be helping Easter Seals raise money for children with disabilites by rappelling off the 18th floor of the Delta Ottawa Hotel & Suites on Queen Street!   The best part, I'll be dressed as a Super Hero!!   Any suggestions on what a... Continue Reading →

Sarah Bareilles does Beyonce!

All I can say is WOW!! Sarah Bareilles took part in Billboard’s Mashup Mondays where she put her own twist on the hit Beyonce song “Single Ladies.” She made it slower, jazzier and gave it great vocal harmonies. I LOVE IT! “I’m gonna do a cover of a song, I want to completely reinterpret it,”... Continue Reading →

Haunted Walking Tour of Ottawa

A friend of mine from Vancouver is in town for a conference and last night, her group decided to join a haunted walking tour. They invited me along and I must say -- I truly enjoyed myself!   What better way is there to get to know one's city than by walking around it while learning... Continue Reading →

Meeting Snowbird Pilots!

I truly enjoyed my first Canada Day in the Capital -- what a show of patrionism! It was so much fun to take part in the arrival of the Queen on Parliament Hill, watch the concert and then walk around the city and By Ward market with thousands of other celebrants! My favorite part though... Continue Reading →

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