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On a rainy morning in Prague, we rented a car to drive 2 to 3 hours south to the beautiful town of Český Krumlov. I was extra happy that day because after a week of flying solo with the bipeds, we were going to meet up with our dear friends Michaela and Jeremy, and their two Chi, Chloe and Oliver. They were in town for their wedding, to […]

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There is a little town along the Rideau Canal, about an hour from Ottawa, that really lives up to its reputation and tag line: Aged to Perfection.  This little Ontario town – Perth – is a favourite day trip getaway for those of us living in our Nation’s Capital.   Perth offers a lovely scenic stroll even when, as on our last visit, it is the end of winter (or very […]

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One lovely summer day – last weekend to be precise – Dad sat across from Mom and I and said out of the blue: “Hey, why don’t we go to Wakefield?” So we got in the car and off we went to be tourists in our own backyard. You’ll find Wakefield in a splendid setting – a sort of throw back to the early settlements found along the […]