Guess which blog is featured in Capital Parent Newspaper?

by DaniGirl on May 1, 2014 · 3 comments

in My 15 minutes

Thanks a million to the amazing Lynn Jatania for writing this very sweet feature on Postcards from the Mothership for the Blogs We Love column in the May 2014 in Capital Parent Newspaper!

Featured in Capital Parent Newspaper

I knew Lynn was writing the feature when she asked me for the photo (truth be told, I took that photo because I didn’t have a recent one to give her!) but I had no idea what she might say. I laughed out loud when I realized she was quoting my rant about the time the detailer refused to clean my filthy car in her feature. Yes, my bloggy peeps, THIS is my legacy. šŸ˜‰

Lynn is a tireless community builder in Ottawa’s ever-growing online community. In addition to writing for Capital Parent and her own blog Turtlehead (which just celebrated it’s TENTH anniversary!), Lynn is also the brains and the heart behind Blog Out Loud Ottawa. Also? She’s one of the most genuinely lovely people I know.

You can see the online version of the article on the Capital Parent website (page 13!) and you can find paper copies at various locations including the Ottawa Public Library, Shenkman Arts Centre, Boomerang Kids, Dovercourt Recreation Centre, Kanata Recreation Complex, Tiny Hoppers, Fun Haven, and many daycares, arenas, and community centres all across the National Capital Region.

Thanks Lynn and Capital Parent for the kind words! I wish I could express how flattered I am to hear that you say that silly old blog and I make you and others feel good. I can’t imagine a more delightful compliment!


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1 Lynn May 2, 2014 at 7:03 am

I can definitely say this was one of the easiest “blogs we love” I’ve ever written. In fact, I probably could have gone on for double the word count, at least! Love the Mothership :).

2 smothermother May 2, 2014 at 7:26 am

her words are totally true, as are yours about Lynn. Two blogs that I check every day.

3 DaniGirl May 2, 2014 at 5:23 pm

Thank you both! You know I admire both of you deeply, too. It’s a Friday love-in!

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