Author: Marian

An Amazing Ride

A long, long time ago (actually, it was only 2019, before we entered the world of Zoom and lock downs but it seems like ages ago now) on an early summer evening when the days were at their longest and the weather was at its finest, we attended a quintessentially Canadian event. We’re referring to

A Whale of a Boat Ride!

A highlight of our recent trip to the east coast was a whale watching excursion in Bay St. Lawrence off the northern tip of Cape Breton Island. With about 25 passengers on board on a bright sunny afternoon, our skipper Mel navigates the Oshan out of the harbour and into the large bay.  His daughter,

Best Zoom Call Ever — Bar None

Some entrepreneurs go the extra mile to show their appreciation to their valued clients. Danny Dawson, a real estate broker with Royal LePage Performance Realty, is one of them. His Comedy and Cocktails evening was his way of showing his clients how much their business means to him, and we had the opportunity to participate.

Three Rock Rapids

The first full day of spring 2021 in Ottawa didn’t disappoint. Clear blue skies and warm temperatures brought people out in droves from their winter hibernation and eternal lockdowns. It was just what people needed to break out of their year-long COVID funk. I spent the afternoon with my son, Nick, at Hog’s Back Falls

Not Since Moses

We have participated in a lot of different running, cycling, swimming, and skiing events, but none of them compare to our all-time favourite — The Not Since Moses race in Nova Scotia. This event features 5K and 10K races run on the tidal flats of the Bay of Fundy, at low tide (obviously). Runners must complete