A Tip Toe Through the Tulips

A Tip Toe Through the Tulips

Last spring, we were invited guests of the Ottawa Tulip Festival. It was the first year that the organizers chose the Highway of Heroes Tree...

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The ATV grows up

The ATV grows up

An ATV is all play and no work, right? Not any more. Indeed, an ATV (below) can hold its own doing chores on the farm, but that’s nothing compared to the work that its kissing cousin—the UTV —can do.

Boiling the Bees

Boiling the Bees

The plan was simple: Sneak into the house and boil a large kettle of water. Haul the kettle over to the Bow Club and dump it inside the wall, and the bees would be scalded to death in a matter of seconds. Simple, effective, low cost, and, we believed, possible.

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