Every time I come to Ottawa, whether it’s to live or visit, I always have this wicked huge list of things to do. And almost always, within the first week or two, I end up making a sizeable dent in that list. Which is exactly why it is they should absolutely never let me anywhere near Ottawa. Reasons this is bad for me include, but are not limited to:
Grocery shopping, sans the actual shopping–hey, I’m lazy, and I hate shopping
Milano Pizzeria–no, seriously, if you must have pizza, you must have Milano
And oh yeah, yet more photoworks
And I guess that whole employment thing doesn’t hurt, once I figure out what that is
- Random, most-of-the-day walks that take up more distance than most people could see themselves walking and still being healthy
- Stops along said walks to occasionally collect random bits of random, in photo form
- Popping into random specialty stores just to see what they’ve got on for cheap that’s semi-original (hint: there’s a crap ton)
- Yet more walks, with yet more photoworks, with yet more scenery
- Yard sales–every second weekend, on every second block
- Random crap picked up at said yard sales, for cheap–like my new coffee table (it’s on wheels)
- Or the old coffee table, which doubles as a temporary TV stand (it cost me a dollar, 5 years ago)
If that’s a week in Ottawa, no freaking wonder the previous 2.5 years just kinda sailed by at warp speed. I know this much about Ottawa on my second time around, at least–I’ll definitely get back in shape. Now, then. Where’d I put the rest of my to-do list?
4 responses to “Why they should never let me near Ottawa. But they did.”
Love Milano’s. I’ve ordered from them quite a few times per month over the last 7.5 years or so.
Papa Ricco’s isn’t bad iether. It’s been around for 2 years or so. It’s owned by a couple former milano’s employees.
Do not tell me these things. No, really. I already blew $50 on OMG awesome.
Squeak! You posted pics!
Squeak! You still read this!