Ottawa

My Summer Music and Book List

Summer is Here We have almost burned through the first full month of summer. Here in Ottawa, we’ve been breaking heat records when it comes to consecutive number of day’s with temperatures above 30 degrees Celcius. As is often said when it comes to summer heat, it’s not the temperature, but the humidity that hits […]

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Justin Is at It Again

Did He or Didn’t He It was recently reported that our infamous Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau was involved in a groping incident that took place almost 20 years ago. Just to clarify, he was the groper and the woman who says the incident took place was a reporter at the Creston Daily Advance, a newspaper […]

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Ch-Ch-Changes

Hello Again Hello all and everyone. Yes, it’s been awhile since I last posted and I have been meaning to get this website up and running and write new posts on a regular and consistent basis. Sometimes, things just don’t go the way you want them to, but that’s life in a nutshell. Keeping Busy […]

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Canadian Politics

An Afternoon of CPAC I decided this afternoon that I would turn on CPAC and watch some coverage from our House of Commons proceedings and see how the world of Canadian politics is progressing. Many years ago, I used to tune in when I had nothing else to do just to learn about our parliamentary […]

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The World According to Justin

Welcome Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau Well it’s been a couple of years now since Justin Trudeau was elected as Prime Minister of Canada. In that time I’m not really sure what he’s accomplished. I know that going into the election Justin Trudeau promised a lot of change that would take place if he was […]

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More Hate Crimes in Ottawa

West End Mosque Falls Victim to White Supremacists It looks like culprits are back at it in Ottawa with another incidence of a hate crime. During the overnight or early morning hours of Tuesday, someone put white supremacy posters on a mosque in the west end of the city. This unfortunate event happened just one […]

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A dog in the snow

Clean Up After Your Pets

This is something that should not have to be brought up, but unfortunately that often isn’t the case. Many times I take my dog outside to do his business and I run into a mound of dog crap on the sidewalk that someone decided would be too difficult to pick up. There is absolutely no […]

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Ottawa Shootings Up For 2018

Happy New Year It hasn’t exactly been a great start to the New Year in Ottawa regarding shootings in the city. We aren’t even a month in and there have been 11 shootings with 2 deaths and a total of 6 victims to date. And it appears that there are no areas of the city […]

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More Freezing Rain for Ottawa

Normal Weather for Ottawa in the Winter I’m sitting here and watching the snow fall outside. After enjoying a warm weekend for January, where the snow was melting, and I could walk the dog without his feet freezing, we are getting dumped on with snow again. We’ve had some extremely cold weather this winter unlike […]

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Old Vehicles Equal Old Problems

The Joy of Vehicle Ownership Like many people, we own an older vehicle as we don’t want the payments and maintenance schedules that come with owning a new vehicle. No worries about having to make appointments for oil changes and doing things like changing the brake fluid at 24,000 kilometres. However, unlike new vehicles, you […]

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