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Bicycle Safety – Sharing the Road

I think this is a good idea. As a driver it would certainly get my attention! Ottawa is shaking things up with cyclists giving them more lanes, more space, and with the number of accidents there have been things do need to change. As I read on the City of Ottawa site cyclists are allowed […]

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Ottawa Artist – René Rivard

I`ve been wanting to spend more time on the art portion of my website – alas I only have 24 hours in each day. So for now I will be presenting specific pieces by artist friends of mine. Today is Paysage Hollandais (24″ x 20″) by René Rivard. I very much like the effect of […]

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Ottawa Antique & Vintage Market

Remember that this week-end is the Ottawa Antique & Vintage Market. 30000 square feet of treasures. Saturday 10 to 5 and Sunday 10 to 4 at the Fieldhouse at Carleton University, Bronson and Sunnyside Avenue. It’s all about being green really: this is the Reuse R. 41 total views, 5 views today

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Teal Pumpkin Project

Teal pumpkins provides a safe trick or treat option for children with allergies. Read more about it at the Food Allergy Canada website. 51 total views, 2 views today

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Ecosystem in a Bottle

I seem to be on a very green trend with my posts. This is interesting: this guy put some earth, and a seed in a huge glass bottle 40 years ago and now look. He’s created an ecosystem in a bottle. Very cool! Must try that: yikes just did the 40 year math. Better get […]

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The 4th R: Repair

The fourth R could be repair. I like that! Sweden is giving a tax break for repairs of small objects. What a great idea! The Scandinavian countries are so forward thinking. I do like to repair things (or have them repaired according to complexity) but we had been headed into a society where things are […]

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