S: 2009 Bowker Yearbook
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FC: 2009 Yearbook Brent & Ashley Bowker
1: Move to Ottawa... After Christmas 2008, we packed up the house and moved to Ottawa. Brent had a co-op term at the National Research Council and Ashley settled into her attic office to open the Mindscape "Ottawa Office". Mom and Dad got vacation time in Ottawa at both ends of the move! We met Dave and Meg online and house sat for four months at 660 O'Connor in their beautiful Glebe home. | Ottawa
2: IIHF World Juniors action!
3: Skating on the canal, hockey game, visiting parliament (our first of many), up the Peace Tower and getting settled in our new place.
4: Carnival in Quebec City
5: After a snowy drive from Ottawa, we arrived in Quebec City to enjoy a nice weekend at a B+B and got to experience the winter carnival! | Bonhomme!!
6: Dave and Nathan visit for a weekend...
7: Canadian War Museum
8: A visit from Kevan and Judy in Ottawa. We went to a Maple Syrup farm, Montreal and took in more of Ottawa (always more fun to do with friends around!)
10: Tulip Festival with Mom + Dad
11: Biking through the experimental farm. | Biking around town with Mom + Dad for our first anniversary. We did lots of biking, seeing all the various tulip festival events and biking along the Ottawa River.
12: Packing up before flying to BC!
13: Soaking up the sun!
14: Brent taking a Sustainable Building Design course at York University and Dave & Gina's wedding
15: Hiking in North Vancouver | Ocean gazing in Horseshoe Bay | Last year of the Albion ferry | En route to Symphony of Fire
16: BC Day long weekend in Victoria. We parked in Tsawwassen and took our bikes across on the ferry. We stayed in a great B+B, explored the City by bike and celebrated a beautiful province!
18: On our way back to the ferry, we gook the Galloping Goose trail, 25 km.
19: Mt. Baker Hike Skyline Divide
20: Jennifer & Lucas' Wedding Day July 17
21: Mt. Cheam Hike
22: Peering down into the Fraser Vally
23: Kenny Chesney | Pyro crew at Merritt | Not excited to leave BC | After a great summer on Cultus Lake, it was time to head back to Ontario for a final year of school. But first....
24: Life brings simple pleasures to us every day. It is up to us to make them wonderful memories. - Cathy Allen
25: Crossing Canada on VIA Rail Vancouver, British Columbia to Halifax, Nova Scotia
26: First Stop: Jasper
27: Lots of hiking and biking... | After 2 nights in Jasper, we continued on our way...
28: \Cruising through the praries...
29: Onwards, through Toronto & Montreal, to Nova Scotia. Dave and Jason hopped on the train in Toronto.
31: After arriving in Halifax, we rented a car and started traveling around Nova Scotia, first stop Peggy's Cove.
33: Watching the tides in the Bay of Fundy Blomidon Provincial Park
34: Lunenburg, Nova Scotia - Further down the coast from Halifax and Peggy's Cove, we camped here, went for a sail and explored the historic town.
37: Wine Touring in Wolfville, Nova Scotia
38: Visiting the Just Us Coffee Factory in Wolfville | Shannon in Halifax! The view from our hotel Halifax harbour last night in Halifax
39: The tidal bore in Truro, Nova Scotia...
40: On the path to UW from Grebel | Halloween at the Huyders
41: Ash, excited for the Olympics tickets that arrived! | Ice Wine Festival in Niagara with EBers | House all packed up and leaving Waterloo
42: Christmas at Grandpa and Grandma Bowker's in Quebec
43: Winter Memories