|Ottawa’s Tulip Festival
On our way into May and everything is blooming. Ottawa, Canada celebrates the Tulip Festival every May and we always know summer is coming when our fair city is blanketed in colourful flowers. The Netherlands give Ottawa the gift of tulips every year as a thank you for protecting their monarchy after their country was invaded in 1940. Its a wonderful story & you can read the background here.
But, while many of us are watching our flowers bloom, the rain is wreaking havoc with devastating floods in Canada and with our American neighbours. Help is needed everywhere and of course, the Red Cross is there. In Canada, you can donate here, and residents of the US can donate here.
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