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21 Apr, 2014

Easter Monday

Posted by andrea tomkins in: Misc. life|Multimedia experiments

Which one of these bunnies doesn’t belong? (Click on the image below to start the video.)

Mark is at work, the girls are watching a movie, and I am settling down to work with coffee in hand. This weekend we did some visiting, spent some time in the garden and doing things around the house, took the dog for a couple of long walks, and watched a robin build a nest in the hedge in front of our living room window. The winter tires are off the car, the winter gear has been put away, and the bikes and scooters are ready for riding. Sadly, we realized our supply of sidewalk chalk needs to be restored but that can be easily remedied. There will be ham sandwiches for lunch, and chocolate for dessert. Overall it was a pretty darn good weekend. How was yours?

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My name is Andrea and I live in the Westboro area of Ottawa with my husband Mark. We have two daughters: Emma (19) and Sarah (17). I am the managing editor of our community newspaper, the Kitchissippi Times. I am a longtime Ottawa blogger and I've occupied this little corner of the WWW since 1999. The Fishbowl is my whiteboard, water cooler, and journal, all rolled into one. I'm passionate about healthy living, arts and culture, family travel, great gear, good food, and sharing the best of Ottawa for families. I also love vegetables, photography, gadgets, and great design.

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