Category Archives: Environment

glory in the green-ness

Well! It was quite the weekend! Nothing crazy and dramatic, really, but just some much-needed time at home. Saturday I spent a good six hours outside in the garden. Adam’s folks came over and they helped us save a limb … Continue reading

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a walk behind the gaelic college, in springtime

This first picture, above, was taken last week on the MacKillop Road right behind the Gaelic College. Below is the same spot, yesterday: So it’s really great to be able to walk here on my lunch breaks! As you know … Continue reading

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30walks

Well, here it is. The day has come! My 30th birthday. 30 is that age. Not in your twenties anymore! Some folks say your thirties are the best decade of your life, but when you’re actually the one turning thirty, it’s a … Continue reading

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thoughts from the storm

    The big three-day storm we just had knocked me for a loop! That, and the fact that I was sick with a cold all during it, too. And, the fact that classes at school end in three weeks… that … Continue reading

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Sacred Sundays: Red Island Trail

This past Sunday, the 6th, was the third one in a row that I have been able to go for a hike by myself, somewhere in nature. (It can be by the ocean, or by a river, or just woods … Continue reading

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sacred sundays: uisge ban falls

I was raised by an agnostic and a Buddhist, both of whom didn’t care one way or another for church services. As a result, my brother and I weren’t discouraged nor encouraged to attend church – if we wanted to, … Continue reading

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the sound of peepers

I ran to the grocery store tonight for a couple of items: Baileys, carrots, yogurt, lettuce. When I walked out of the grocery store I heard peepers, quite loud. It was in contrast to the parking lot, the bright lights, … Continue reading

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earth day birthday

The twenty-second of April is my birthday, and it’s also Earth Day. When I was maybe seven years old, one of my little friends who lived in Antigonish, where, apparently, there was a big annual Earth Day celebration, was visiting … Continue reading

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Can we talk about this?

I want to talk about climate change. Not all the time, not ad nauseum. I don’t want to focus on it manic-style, unable to do anything else but read the terrifying facts and guesses. I also want to fold my … Continue reading

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Q+A with Zac Tomas

1. How old are you? I’m 29 years old. 2. Cape Breton born and raised? Or recent transplant? (Plus whatever biographical details you feel like giving). Yeah, I was born and raised in CB, but after high school I headed … Continue reading

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