Category Archives: News and politics

My great grandchildren will not be white

That’s a bold prediction from someone so naturally fair of skin and hair. I am okay with that possibility. First, I can say that because I have brown offspring from a mixed marriage. In my eyes and their doting Aunties’, … Continue reading

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Another day in purr-adise

It’s Groundhog Day.  Meh… So, the humans rely on a groggy rodent to predict if there will be another six weeks of winter, eh?  I’m surprised anyone can see a shadow with that gauzy ball of light. I think Groundhog … Continue reading

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Another urban park – Piazza Dante

Same day, different park. This may become a trend during my vacation, to visit as many urban parks around Ottawa as I can in one week.  Well, maybe not.   After my lunch date and photographic tour of Dundonald Park … Continue reading

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An urban park, some history and present day pics

I happened to pass through Dundonald park yesterday while on vacation.   Why on earth would I venture into the busy, noisy downtown area during my week off?  Well, I was honouring a special lunch invitation with friends who live … Continue reading

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Yes We Cat

I could not resist.  As a #CatLadyInTraining and a Canadian citizen getting fed up with snakey, underhanded politicians, this got my attention. Please share.  I want the T-shirt! It started as a joke between friends who were becoming disillusioned with … Continue reading

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Think Before You Click!

Think Before You Click!. Sharing this from another WP blogger’s site.  Good advice. You gotta watch out for those tricksy journalists and their sensationalist content publishers.  Be wise.  Don’t let them sell you lies. One minute of your time: Watch the one … Continue reading

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Payback

Debt.  Prisons.  Responsibility.  Freedom. I was joined by a couple of my young folk for a viewing of the Payback film the other night at a local public library. Thanks to Green Living Ottawa for posting the notice on their blog … Continue reading

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