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29 Jun, 2014

A peek inside our weekend

Posted by andrea tomkins in: Easy ways to make kids happy|Ottawa

Soccer tournament

Feather collection

By the way, a good place to have a picnic in Ottawa is along the Rideau River near Billings Bridge. Go there to see the water fowl: swans, ducks, and geese galore.


2 Responses to "A peek inside our weekend"

1 | Ginger

June 30th, 2014 at 11:37 am


Mark’s photo from Instagram this weekend with his comment “Dang. It seems like you can’t throw a javelin anywhere these days.”….yeah…I still laugh whenever I think about it! :)

And Emory….in love with your feathers! :) You two would make fast friends over your love of birds!

2 | andrea tomkins

July 1st, 2014 at 2:49 pm


Ha! Ginger, that made me laugh too. We have a feather collection going on… now to figure out what to do with it!

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