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My Dirty Little Secret




Yup. I said it.

When the City of Ottawa first rolled out the green bin program, the twitterverse was full of tweets along the lines of, “Yay, composting is here!” and, “It’s about time!” 

My tweet would have been more along the line of “Oh, c&*p!”

I know, I know. It’s …

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I don’t heart OC Transpo

When Hubby and I first moved to Ottawa, he was teaching part-time at two different schools in Kanata. We had one car and he needed it to get around, so I bused to work. Our car then was a Lada Niva Cossack. Seriously. Hubby had it when we met, and he loved that car – even …

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Packing should be an Olympic sport

One summer when B.G. was about 9 months old, we were invited to a friend’s house in Renfrew for the day. It was a beautiful day and they had a pool, so we knew that swimming would be on the agenda. I was running around trying to think of everything B.G. would need: regular diapers, swim diapers, …

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Liar, Liar, Pants on Fire!

Hubby and I sat down to watch the electoral debate last night. I used to follow federal politics more closely, but with a full-time job and two young children in the house, I don’t pay as much attention as I used to. So I thought it was important to watch the debate and get a sense of …

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