I love our new house. It is in a suburban neighborhood that apparently gets much abuse from the internet:
To be clear, when my students in Montreal question why I would want to move from exciting Montreal to boring Ottawa and perhaps even more boring Barrhaven, I have to remind them that I am not looking for downtown fun. So, I take the above video with good humor. The choice is bigger house with two car garage and so on or small house that costs more and is beaten up..
I find the rebuttal amusing as well:
H/T to Jennifer S.