Canada Day fireworks

One of our annual Canada Day traditions is watching the Parliament Hill fireworks show from the roof of our house (we have a fabulous view). Actually, the first year we attempted that tradition was 2001 just a few months after we’d moved into our current house....

And then he jumped off the canvas…

It was a scene straight out of the movies. My daughters and I were in the Portrait Gallery on Parliament Hill looking at paintings of former prime ministers before Question Period. I was looking at the painting of Right Hon. Jean Chretien and talking about his years...

Somebody clean the lens, please

I hopped online to see what’s going on in Ottawa, specifically news of the snowstorm that everyone here in Vancouver is bugging me about.  I’m not encouraged by what I saw from the vantage point of the Parliament Hill...