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Kariya Park

  I have seen the name, Kariya on street names in Mississauga, and thought it was a bit odd.  No wonder,  it is the name of our twin city in Japan!  Not only that, but Mississauga has a built a … Continue reading

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We’re just back from Toronto Zoo.  The three of us had a great day there, but Tom and I had also had a great day in Toronto last weekend when Becky was still in camp. Last Saturday, we took the … Continue reading

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10 Reasons Why The Cat Is Happier Than We Are

Raspberry, our cat, did not do well at the condo. She developed some allergic reaction, which turned into an upper respiratory infection, necessitating two emergency trips to the vet. The inside of her mouth had turned blue, completely freaking the … Continue reading

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March 31st

I cannot believe this is March 31st in Ontario. Tom and I went for a walk in the Arboretum today. We had to take our coats off, because it was so warm. We have walked here over the last few … Continue reading

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It’s Not The Chelsea Flower Show…

Tom and I travelled to Toronto today to see Canada Blooms 2012. I haven’t been in three years. We were both shocked by the reduced size of the show. It is now paired with the Home Show, which is at … Continue reading

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Desert Botanical Gardens

In an effort to do something positive, Becky and I went for a drive around Papago Park today.  Within the park, there is a Botanical Garden, a Zoo, and a Museum.  The park is a large area of desert within … Continue reading

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