July 17, 2011 at 10:43 am (Photographs)
After spending some time with family in Northern Ontario, my sister and I decided to zip down to Ottawa for the Canada Day long-weekend. No, I do not have photos of the royal couple because first, my 13-yr old niece wasn’t interested in seeing them, and second, I already had a princess in the house (my niece, of course) sleeping in ’til 12:30. How appropriate that her father named her Tiara, but we just call her T-Bone. You can always count on family for keeping your feet firmly planted on the ground. Here she is:
And when you’re 13, a celebration is not a celebration without cotton candy:
When you hit uni, you move on to healthier foods like french fries and poutine, and to new dress: a mixture of Sparta, Ottawa Senators, and Canada flag capes.
And this young man must make his momma proud:
It wouldn’t be right to not visit the National War Memorial on Canada Day:
The city prepares for the big event by closing off some streets near Parliament Hill:
The moment you’ve all been waiting for: the non-edited backs of people’s heads, bald spots, and children on shoulders.