Travel Tuesday #JennDoesTheCapital (part II)

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My last #JennDoesTheCapital post was predominantly about the beer – and though I enjoyed quite a few very nice beers over the course of my trip, they weren’t the focus of the next few days. After my exciting trip into the city, and the Beer Clock with dinner, I was ready for bed. Driving is… Continue reading Travel Tuesday #JennDoesTheCapital (part II)

Solo Travel #JennDoesTheCapital (Part I)

The Beer Clock at Les Brasseurs du Temps

I don’t live all that far from Ottawa – about 5 hours driving, depending on the route. I’ve been to Ottawa a few times – grade 8 trip, grade 11 music trip, with Argonotes for Grey Cup and playoff games, and then in grad school for research. I thought I’d seen all the highlights already… Continue reading Solo Travel #JennDoesTheCapital (Part I)

Word Wednesday – On Facing my Fears

A panorama I took before we went to get our skis.

I’m an overthinker. I like to weigh out decisions carefully, and make the best possible choice and even then I often second guess myself. I’m the person you want to plan your hike because I’ll have come up with solutions to problems that most people haven’t even considered.  I’m pretty self-aware about this though, so… Continue reading Word Wednesday – On Facing my Fears

Outdoor Fun In Ontario’s Lake Country with #LetsGoMaple

A panorama I took before we went to get our skis.

Last week I wrote about all the indoor fun I had exploring Ontario’s Lake Country on the #LetsGoMaple retreat. Between the absolutely amazing food, the table gaming lessons, the pool, the king size bed, and the chance to explore a local museum, I had a wonderful time just being inside! A big part of the… Continue reading Outdoor Fun In Ontario’s Lake Country with #LetsGoMaple