Photos: Checking out Notre-Dame Cathedral Basilica on Sussex Drive

As the world’s attention turned to the Vatican Papal Conclave, I happened to be in downtown Ottawa this weekend, soaking up the sunshine and warm temperatures, with my camera in hand. I ended up passing by Notre-Dame Cathedral Basilica on Sussex drive across the street from the National Gallery of Canada. It’s a building I […]

Photos: Checking Out Meech Lake in Winter

Winter is winding down, with signs of spring all around us. The temperatures are warming up, with daily highs above freezing now happening regularly, Roll Up The Rim is back and the sun not setting until around 6pm. We spring ahead this Sunday, woot! With the mild temperatures, I took a drive out to Gatineau […]

If You Haven’t Visited The Lantern Tunnel at Winterlude, You’re Missing Out!

Winterlude‚ is in full swing with lots of exciting outdoor activities happening throughout the National Capital Region. As usual, most of the action happens downtown in and around Confederation Park. This year’s Winterlude features something special:‚ The Lantern Garden of the Jinju Namgang Yudeung Festival. I’m not sure where the Winterlude organizers found this thing, but kudos […]

Photos: Weekend Skate on the Rideau Canal

Last weekend I was able to go for a skate on the Rideau Canal. I’d only been a couple of times before, most recently in 2009 on a trip with my college class. I’ve only been living in Ottawa for a year now, so I didn’t get to grow up with the world’s largest skating […]

A Few Photos From My Tampa Trip

Today was the unofficial start of 2013 for me, my first day back at work. It’s a new year with lots of new opportunities and events coming up, especially in the early “go-time” months of the year. Before I start blogging about what’s coming up, I thought I’d look back for a bit and share […]