Category Archives: Interesting things..who would have known?

Being Measured and Falling Short

There are so many pleasures that come with entertaining in your home.  Memorable times abound with family and friends in the privacy of your own four walls and around a kitchen or dining table.   One thing I have always enjoyed … Continue reading

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Insect Repellent with a Sting

I used to be more trusting of the way things worked.  If a product was available for sale, then surely it met standards and was safe.  Then I got older and wiser and learned of stories where the system didn’t … Continue reading

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Garth’s Garage “Always Open”

Our friend Garth lives in central Saskatchewan, Canada. He does not have a blog site and I asked him if he would like to post a story about one of his passions-his garage and shop. And here it is: About … Continue reading

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Paying for Parking

This radio program (attached below) about parking will make you think the next time you are looking for a spot to park your car.  It’s quite the eye opener.  I have had some experience related to parking spaces.  At a previous … Continue reading

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Checking Out a Human Book

My friend and I made a trip to the Ottawa Public Library recently.  We wanted to take part in the Human Library Project.  This is from the Human Library website: “The Human Library is an innovative method designed to promote … Continue reading

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Doors Open Ottawa 2012-Part II

Ottawa Carleton (OC) Transpo-The  Maintenance Garage-Part II Who cares? While I spend little time thinking about or noticing automobiles or knowing statistics about vehicles, (I mix up the various symbols on the back of cars-thinking a Mazda logo is a … Continue reading

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Doors Open Ottawa 2012-Part 1

Ottawa hosts “Doors Open Ottawa” every year as part of the Doors Open Ontario event.  We’ve gone to Doors Open Ottawa every time we could since moving here.  It can be very interesting to get a glimpse of what goes … Continue reading

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