Every now and then I ask myself this all important question. This is more in the context of where did I come from? Yes, I know how babies are made! I am thinking more in terms of my heritage. What in my family's history has made me who I am? What do I have to … Continue reading Really, Who Am I?
I had felt old for a long time, like a housekeeper, like a working mother; but my body lagged behind. By fourteen, my best friend, had blossomed into a medium-sized-woman while I was still stuck in the children’s pages of the Sears Catalogue. Girls size 12 to be exact and just beginning to outgrow the … Continue reading Late Blooming
As part of our self-prescribed togetherness plan, The Doc and I have been taking road trips; and I, doing what I do, have taken a shitload of photos. So I thought I would share them with you and attach a few details. Since a picture is worth a thousand words, just consider this post to … Continue reading Driving and Dining
So what do you do in Nova Scotia when it is too hot and humid to be outside at home and you don't want to spend the day indoors because that is what you have to do all winter long. You go to the beach of course. Nova Scotia has 13,300 kilometres of coastline. Not … Continue reading Beach Day at Martinique
Just outside of Liverpool Nova Scotia in Brooklyn there is a small unassuming garden center called Cosbys. Cosbys isn't big and isn't modern, but it is the home of a unique and wonderful garden. A sculpture garden that showcases some of the creations of artist and garden center owner, Ivan Higgins. If you didn't know … Continue reading A Little Bit Of Magic And A Whole Lot Of Talent
It is said that nowhere in Nova Scotia is more than 67 km (42 mi) from the ocean. Once you look at the map of my home province, you will see how true that is. Nova Scotia has 13,300 km of coastline on the Atlantic Ocean. A coastline that consists of amazing beaches, wonderful waves, … Continue reading The Highest Tides In The World
We decide to venture further down The Atlantic View Trail. The three of us this time, starting at Lawrencetown Beach where JT and I ended when we walked it a couple of weeks ago. If interested, you can read about that hike here. Today the beach is sunny and blue and as always beautiful. There … Continue reading Atlantic View Part 2
Imagine eating dinner where the hermit crabs hustle and the periwinkles play. Imagine sipping wine and drinking beer where the striped bass normally swim. Imagine dining on the ocean floor. Nova Scotia's Bay of Fundy is home to the highest tides in the world. Tides that in some places rise at a rate of one … Continue reading Dining On The Ocean Floor