Author Archives: Lisa Stokes

About Lisa Stokes

I am a stay-at-home mother of four whose hobbies include photography, quilting and cycling. I have recently started to advocate for better cycling infrastructure in my community. I am the photographer at the Brampton Quilters' Guild.

Back to Ottawa – December 3&4

After a relaxing morning with breakfast in the apartment, we walked to Second Cup for coffee. Owen was playing with my camera and took a picture of me.  I don’t get to be the subject very often in my family. … Continue reading

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Protected: #OttawaBramptonOdysseyCycle – OTC Magazine Summary

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Back to Ottawa – December 2

I’ve never lived in an apartment building so the occasional time I am up high I really enjoy the views. Today I watched workers at City Hall begin to lay down layers of ice on the circle at Centre-left with … Continue reading

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Back to Ottawa – Transit vs Car

In July, I took the train to Ottawa.  It was my first time on VIA Rail. I enjoyed it immensely. Michael and I drove to David and Dayle’s house to pick them up, then onto Rani’s.  Rani drove us downtown … Continue reading

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Back to Ottawa – December 1

We decided to take Trystan and Owen to Ottawa for a long weekend. Owen has never been before. Trystan visited on a Grade 7 school trip. Michael and I took Megan and Alun to Ottawa in August 2016. Before that … Continue reading

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#OttawaBramptonOdysseyCycle – Stats Summary

I thought it would be fun to summarize the riding days from Ottawa to Brampton.

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#OttawaBramptonOdysseyCycle – Ajax to Brampton – Final Day

I felt so much more energetic on our final day, after staying in for the evening, than I did on Day 5.  At our final evening briefing we decided to take the advice of our local experts, who provided such … Continue reading

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