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11 Nov, 2011


Posted by andrea tomkins in: Challenge me, challenge you

To commemorate this very important minute of this very important day I took a photo at exactly 11:11 a.m today. Here it is. Did you do the same? Let me know in the comments below. I’d love to see your photo!


If you happen to be in the Westboro area of Ottawa, there will be a Remembrance Day ceremony at the Westboro Cenotaph at 2:00 p.m. today. The Cenotaph is located between Richmond Rd. and Byron on the pedestrian pathway, just west of Golden Avenue.


Later: These were taken at the Westboro event ( click to enlarge):




3 Responses to "11-11-11"

1 | Karen at Virtually There

November 11th, 2011 at 2:02 pm


I took a photo at 11:00. You can see it on my blog: http://krabes.blogspot.com/2011/11/at-111111.html. I was at the ceremony at the kid’s school.

3 | Lynn

November 11th, 2011 at 4:43 pm


I took one too. I was at the kids’ Remembrance Day ceremony at the school.


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