PHOTOS:  TULIPS UP CLOSE

PHOTOS: TULIPS UP CLOSE

The tulip season is one of my favourite times of the year in Canada's capital city, Ottawa. The annual Canadian Tulip Festival grew (literally) out…
PHOTOS OF THE WEEK:  TULIPS!

PHOTOS OF THE WEEK: TULIPS!

The earth laughs in flowers.  -Ralph Waldo Emerson If Ralph Waldo Emerson is right, there is much hilarity going on at the Canadian Tulip Festival…
PHOTOS OF THE WEEK:  WINTER, SERIOUSLY?

PHOTOS OF THE WEEK: WINTER, SERIOUSLY?

This week, instead of choosing one photo, I'm posting a series on winter's wallop on the Ottawa area.  Residents of Canada's Capital are used to…
PHOTO OF THE WEEK:  NOVEMBER SUNSETS

PHOTO OF THE WEEK: NOVEMBER SUNSETS

Sometimes, the best scenery is close to home.  Canada's capital city, Ottawa, is known for its vivid sunsets and the beautiful views over the Ottawa…
PHOTO OF THE WEEK:  THE TENT ROOM

PHOTO OF THE WEEK: THE TENT ROOM

Tennis anyone?  This used to be the tennis court at Rideau Hall, the Governor General's residence in Ottawa, Canada.  As the Queen's representative in Canada,…