Category Archives: Leah’s thoughts

What I’ve learned in the last four months

So I think this is a good time to do a bit of an update on how this project is going for me, so far. In a word: awesome!!!! (In case you’re a new reader and you want some background, … Continue reading

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Locals vs. Come-From-Aways

On an island where being “from here” holds a lot of value – because those from here are really proud of Cape Breton, and of being Cape Bretoners – it makes sense that an opposite category, that of being “from … Continue reading

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Inspiration every day

Inspiration is not just the currency of rich or old people, of tourists staring out over Cape Breton’s look-offs, or of academia. It is real. It belongs to everyone, even those on welfare or EI, even those surrounded by concrete … Continue reading

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Toronto Part Deux

The last half of my Toronto trip last week was spent lazily vacationing with my boyfriend Adam. We’re pretty relaxed travelers, in that we like to just check a few things out, take our time, eat good food, and enjoy … Continue reading

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back home – “God’s country”

We spent today in airports and airplanes. In some ways, it’s enjoyable – people watching, and good food, and the crazy miracle that is airplane travel. (I get such a rush at take-off, and landing. Like – “WOW! Here we … Continue reading

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the planet and the girl

I no longer doubt that I’m a writer. Not one bit. I’ve been in Toronto now for three days. All I want to do is write. And take photos. And walk around, soaking up inspiration. And then write more. It … Continue reading

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vive le quebec!

This post is a doozy! Forty-five photos, so be warned. Getting out of Dodge – just like in “Under the Tuscan Sun,” which, yes, is one of my favorite movies –  sometimes a person needs to just get away. Enough … Continue reading

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