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Posts Tagged ‘wildlife

08 Aug, 2016

BACK. TO. REALITY.

Posted by: andrea tomkins In: Misc. life

So, we’re back from our annual camping trip and I can barely string two sentences together. I am in BRAIN FOG LAND. Or maybe I just need another coffee? That must be it. I do want to write more about this year’s adventure, so stay tuned. In the meantime, enjoy this photo of a fox […]

We were at my in-laws on a hot day last week when we were alerted to the fact that there was a crow hopping around the front lawn. Correction, it was hobbling, in a rather ungraceful kind of way. So of course, being the bird nerds that we are, we had to investigate. Turns out […]


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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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