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09 May, 2012

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My favourite smell is… . . . (This is one of mine, along with freshly mown grass and BBQ briquettes drenched in lighter fluid. Ahhhh.) Share the post “Please finish this sentence:” FacebookTwitterGoogle+PinterestStumbleUponE-mail

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07 Oct, 2010

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I derive much personal satisfaction from… . . . Share the post “Please finish this sentence” FacebookTwitterGoogle+PinterestStumbleUponE-mail

06 Apr, 2010

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Right now I am happy about … Share the post “Please finish this sentence:” FacebookTwitterGoogle+PinterestStumbleUponE-mail

28 Jan, 2010

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I’m a great parent because … Share the post “Please finish this sentence:” FacebookTwitterGoogle+PinterestStumbleUponE-mail

30 Dec, 2009

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My name is Andrea and I live in the Westboro area of Ottawa with my husband Mark and our two daughters Emma (16) and Sarah (14). I am the managing editor of our community newspaper, the Kitchissippi Times, and a regular contributor to MediaSmarts.ca. I am a longtime Ottawa blogger, and I've occupied this little corner of the WWW since 1999... which makes me either a total dinosaur or a veteran, I'm not sure which! 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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