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Fitzroy Provincial Park – July 10th!

We had a one night stand (sleep ūüôā in Fitzroy Provincial Park! ¬†My daughter had friends from out of town visiting so we gave up our place for the night and headed out to the park for a campfire night! ¬† Guess what? ¬†You need to bring as much stuff for one night as you do for one week! ¬†Still, it was worth it and we enjoyed the campfire, the hike in the morning and the relaxation! ¬† We took the long route home, Quyon Ferry through the Gatineaus, took a drive around Meech Lake (would have stopped but NO parking)…..then back ¬†home! ¬†We may just do another ‘one nighter’ in a few weeks (I’m booked to work every Sunday until our vacay in August)! ¬†The usual photos of our wandering! ¬† This time taken with my new phone – Samsun Galaxy S6 (forgot the Nikon D5500 in our haste to pack)!

It’s All About the View!

My husband and I live on the penthouse level (25th Floor) of an older condo building overlooking the Ottawa River, Gatineau Hills & the City of Ottawa and across the river to Aylmer & Gatineau Quebec. ¬†Life is all about ‘the view’ for me. ¬†I’m not into history (Johnny is), I’m so so SOI¬†a ‘view’ girl! ¬†So,¬†as I was snapping one of the myriad of view shots taken when I look out my window (what I call my ever changing piece of art) I decided that it is indeed a form of travel and that for anyone who hasn’t been to the Ottawa area it might provide an interesting perspective (or not, but really, who cares? ūüôā ¬†So….today I present….my favourite view! ¬†Almost all shots taken from my windows (the others from the ground looking at building), the really artistic professional shots were taken by my most awesome real estate photographer Greg Tilley. ¬†Whether it’s¬†Winter, Spring, Summer, Fall, Moonlight, Sunrise or somewhere in between, I LOVE MY VIEW!


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