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Where We Are Going

"Do you know where you are going to? Do you like the things that life is showing you?"  ~Diana Ross, 1975 Seems there is a lot of angst out there. A Christmas letter that we received just a week ago ended with the following, "We begin a new decade with some fear...

Sun Shelter in the Snow

It is almost winter now and the north is tilted away from the sun. The days are short and there is not much need for a sun shelter. Still, it stands there close to the red barn on Prince of Wales Drive. Ottawa Magazine described it as "an open and airy structure,...

Tulips are Forever in Ottawa

Updated: Jun 7, 2019 The tulip is unlike any other flower. It exudes innocence, enclosed in itself like a child holding a secret that it can't wait to blurt out. They gently bloom at the first hint of warmth in early spring. Its history can be traced back to the...

Upcoming Events

Due to Covid-19, our planned events did not take root. We are re-planting in the right soil, some in full sun, some in the shade, and will water and nurture them appropriately.


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