Hi there! I'm Leah Noble, and this is my blog, "Dream Big Cape Breton." This is the space where I share my thoughts, my photographs, and my take on life in Cape Breton.
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Category Archives: Active living
At the start of this year I set myself some goals. One of them was to move more. To that end I’ve been keeping track of my daily movement on a little calendar, in crayon. (And no, the colours of … Continue reading
A few years ago my co-worker at the time, Flossie, walked in the door of the marina and said she had been to a yoga class the night before, that it had been incredible, and I should go try it … Continue reading
Last week my friend Denise posted this photo (above) on Facebook. She said that a woman named Karen Coleman had made these spirals on her lawn. I posted it onto the Facebook group for this blog (which is here in … Continue reading
So almost three weeks ago I went to read my short story “Night Swimmer” at a Seniors’ Lunch. There is a community hall and church in St. Ann’s Bay that holds weekly lunches for seniors in the area, and they … Continue reading
A meal at the NSCC cafeteria yesterday: turkey pot pie, salad, and pecan pie for dessert. Total: $9.75. I take an empty Tupperware with me now to school so I can take the inevitable leftovers home or eat them later … Continue reading
Last night at the Emera Center, the figure skaters were practicing. When I walk there and the hockey teams are practicing, it’s interesting, but the figure skaters! Especially the older pairs, watching them fluidly skate in tandem, holding hands and … Continue reading
This time of year, I know I need to walk as often as I can, to maintain sanity and happiness. But, walking around my neighbourhood feels lonely. Sometimes you see people, but sometimes you don’t, you just see houses and … Continue reading
Elise Blaha, a daily must-read blog for me, sometimes writes a post called “Making Me Happy”. I like that category because it’s wide open, it could be anything, from big to small, but choosing to focus on positive things is so … Continue reading
I heard someone once say, “Exercise is the most under-used anti-depressant.” With each step, I think, “Everything is going to be OK, everything is going to be OK.” And, it is.