I don’t live all that far from Ottawa – about 5 hours driving, depending on the route. I’ve been to Ottawa a few times – grade 8 trip, grade 11 music trip, with Argonotes for Grey Cup and playoff games, and then in grad school for research. I thought I’d seen all the highlights already […]
What I’ve been writing lately….
If you know me, you know I love a good contest. I can never resist entering for a chance to win something awesome, even if I almost never win anything myself. I also love to share contests with my friends and readers, so when State Farm Canada asked me and a few other influencers to […]
It’s been awhile since I got really pedantic on here but it’s happening today. I was going to write this post last week but then decided that the issue really wasn’t *that* bad and just ranted a bit to some Facebook friends. In the past two days however, I’ve heard the phrase “historical storms” at […]
Two weeks ago, the town of Charlottesville Virginia was the location of a rally by members of the so called “white nationalist” movement (really a white supremacist movement) over the proposed removal of a Confederate statue. A peaceful counter protest was organized for the next day as the alt, and one of the people from […]
It’s no secret that change is hard for me. I like the familiar, I find comfort in routine. I’m an introvert by every definition of the word so I don’t like big groups of new people so once I’ve joined a social activity, I’m likely to stick to it because the initial investment was so […]
So there’s a new contest out and I thought I’d share a little about it. State Farm Canada wants everyone, regardless of which insurance company they’re with, to see how much money they could save with the Telematics program. As an added incentive, they’re hosting a contest where you could win a $100 Amazon gift […]
One benefit to living in the country is that we have a lot of space for gardens at the house. At times this can be a blessing and a curse – as looking at large empty garden beds is full of promise and possibilities but also a little stressful because there are so many choices. […]