It was one of those weekends where we were a little short on cash, but Ottawa is a small, family-oriented town.
Although I was there on business, I told myself I’d find time to check out a few museums, take a hike through Hog’s Back Falls park and meet some interesting people whose zany quips would make great fodder for Life’s a Trip.
OTTAWA, Ont. – A parent’s answer to just about any question that starts “How do I get to …” – whether it be Texas or the ladies’ room – is generally “the long way.” Baby Jilly and I had the morning to ourselves and the plan was to hit several thrift shops. In three hours, […]
For the first nineteen years of my life, I attended three religious services a week as part of a fundamentalist organization. It’s a rare Sunday now that finds me inside a church, but Melani assured me the First Unitarian in Ottawa would be worth the visit. Since Trev and I were spending the night after […]
I wish I’d had a camera the time we went to the Monster Spectacular in Quebec City. Everyone – and the Colisée Pepsi has a capacity of about 15,000 – was wearing blue jeans. There were different shades and different styles, but they were all blue and they were all jeans. It was truly something […]
I was almost asleep last night when Melani said: “I think you and Trev should go see the monster trucks.” Going to the Monster Spectacular is a tradition with my son and I. We’ve seen every show – fall and spring – for the past four years. Except we missed them at the Big O […]