Tag Archives: Protocol School of Ottawa

Walking With Our Sisters

Earlier this month I was in Yellowknife in the Northwest Territories for business. On the flight a gentleman told me about an exhibit that had just opened in Yellowknife for a short period. I made a mental note to try … Continue reading

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Be Nice to the Gym Newbies

This post was triggered by a comment from a toned, five- year- gym -attending friend. A couple of days into January she commented, ”Parking was awful at the gym today and I had to wait for an elliptical. It’s all … Continue reading

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Things That Made Me Smile This Week

I looked at the things that made me smile this week: An elderly lady grocery shopping with the assistance of her daughter. The octogenarian was wearing a red and white top hat with HO HO HO printed around the band. … Continue reading

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Remembrance Day

It’s November 11th again. For Canadians, this November 11th, Remembrance Day, is even more poignant. Recent tragic and horrific events took place at the very spot many of us are gathering, as we do every year, to honour those, past … Continue reading

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Things Aren’t Always As Easy As They Seem

Things aren’t always what they seem or not always as easy as it sounds. A few months ago I received a Serger sewing machine. The accompanying CD was intended to demonstrate how to thread the four needles. Head twisted sideways … Continue reading

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Man-Up

During one segment of the evening news last night I was talking to my television. YES! TAKE A STAND! What had me yelling at my telly? A group of male grade 12 students from Longfields-Davidson Heights High School in Ottawa … Continue reading

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Ten Tips for Waitstaff

After listening to yet another server ask me “Ya done?”, I’ve decided to post a few waitstaff, please don’t ever say these tips: You guys ready to order? Or any statement or question that has the word guys. Awesome. The … Continue reading

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