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What exactly is inside your belly button? pic.twitter.com/7vSw12YxIO — Tech Insider (@techinsider) October 18, 2020 Physiotherapists on the functional exercises everyone should do from home (and they do themselves), theguardian.com YouTubers are upscaling the past to 4K. Historians want them to stop, wired.co.uk Celebrate the House Meal, the Go-To Dish for When There’s No One […]

Ottawa has some awesome fall hiking trails! Here are some of our favourite spots to get outdoors this fall ? https://t.co/B4JHVDIvlr #MyOttawa pic.twitter.com/Z0n7zuhyxu — Ottawa Tourism (@Ottawa_Tourism) October 1, 2020 Why Facts Don’t Change Our Minds, jamesclear.com ‘It’s Decorative Gourd Season, Motherfuckers’ Will Never Die, theatlantic.com Rashida Jones: ‘I didn’t know if I was coming […]

Ruth Bader Ginsburg “has given permission to millions of women and men—including myself—to… fully pursue all their identities, as mothers and fathers, breadwinners and caretakers,” writes her former clerk @ryanypark: https://t.co/6iLJCjGJBs — The Atlantic (@TheAtlantic) September 25, 2020 The Fascinating (and Forgotten) Story of America’s First Female Tycoon, avenuemagazine.com An Interview With Competitive Gardener Medwyn […]

The ?@NatGalleryCan? is open Thursday-Sunday. Let art shine in your life. Nous sommes ici pour vous. pic.twitter.com/ol5MypGzXP — Rosemary Thompson (@RosiePThompson) August 28, 2020 Fact Checking Is the Core of Nonfiction Writing. Why Do So Many Publishers Refuse to Do It? esquire.com To Build Emotional Strength, Expand Your Brain, nytimes.com Royal Australian Mint releases ‘donation […]

I needed to grow up before I could finish my degree https://t.co/MR8KFC8nFE — The Globe and Mail (@globeandmail) August 28, 2020 What to Plant in a Hot, Dry Year? Succulents, of Course. nytimes.com The demise of the second-hand bookshop, thecritic.co.uk Eternity Martis’s memoir They Said This Would be Fun is a survival guide for token […]


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My name is Andrea and I live in the Westboro area of Ottawa with my husband Mark and our dog Piper who is kind of a big deal on Instagram. We also have two human daughters: Emma (20) and Sarah (18). During the day I work as a writer at The Royal Ottawa Mental Health Centre. 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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