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Okay, its not in the neighbourhood, but you may be able to cross off a few names on your Christmas list …

You can see Brenda’s art here.


Last night we set off to look for a new deadbolt for our front door. Because we decided to keep our original wood door, we’ve had some challenges as we turn the former porch into a front foyer.

Our first stop was Home Depot, but they had nothing that was shallow enough. So we set off for Preston Hardware. Unfortunately they were closed, but it did mean a drive through the ‘hood. Wow, lots of changes. So many in fact, that I took the camera with me for a walk this morning.

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This just in from the Wellington West BIA, and I think I might actually stand a chance to get some of these answers:

Are you smarter than a Hintonburger?
Event Date: November 18, 2010
Event Time: 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm
Location: Carleton Tavern, 223 Armstrong
Thursday night is Quiz Night at the Carleton Tavern where you can find out the answer to the question: “Are you smarter than a Hint onburger?”
Join your friends and local residents for this fun questions’ game covering local landmarks, Ottawa news and current events, and general trivia questions. Cost to play is $3 and the laughs are guaranteed! Runs every Thursday night now through the winter.

Just a quick update with a few pics:

The Cuckoo’s Nest in October (Richmond Road in Westboro)

The Guest Room has opened (Wellington at Piccidally)


Work on Wellington at Island Park has finally begun. Bye-bye shawarma, hello hole. It took them a while to drive through the rockbed and it was LOUD!

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Is this a sign?

I’ve been meaning to post for a while, but have been a bit busy.  This pic was taken one morning when I looked across the street at St. George’s Church.



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