Category Archives: Outdoors

Q+A with Emily Chafe and Steve Rankin

1. Name, age, where you live? Emily Chafe, 27, Glencoe. Steve Rankin, 30, Glencoe. 2. CB born and raised? Or recent transplants? (And however much biographical info you feel like giving.) I (Emily) was raised in Port Hawkesbury and Steve … Continue reading

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a trip to Blue Heron Farm

Two weeks ago I drove out to Gardiner Mines after work, to visit with Marc Vassallo on his (and his parents’) organic veggie farm. It was an overcast day and there was a bit of drizzle, but I put on my … Continue reading

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summer 2014: i want to remember

And just like that, it’s autumn again! Holy cats, time really does speed up the older you get. The adults from when I was a kid were not lying. To be honest, I’m really pumped for Fall. I love cooler weather. … Continue reading

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quick post Friday: love in a time of Sedum

This is the season of Sedum. If you look, you’ll see it in so many yards and gardens, starting to turn pink this time of year. It will eventually turn burgundy-brown. Fun fact! There are many different varieties of Sedum, … Continue reading

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Sacred Sundays: getting off my butt and out of my comfort zone

OK, so I’ve talked before here about how my Sundays are sacred. (And also here, about the hiking aspect of Sacred Sundays.) They’re my and Adam’s day. They’re the one day a week that is just out. I don’t do stuff outside … Continue reading

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a meal at The Bite House

Back in August I was invited to a birthday party for my rad friend Adele LeBlanc, to be held at the Bite House Restaurant. The Bite House is the new venture of chef Bryan Picard. (Read here where I interviewed … Continue reading

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a gals’ wine-tasting trip in the Annapolis Valley

Seriously, how is it Friday again already!? Answer: because life is good, and busy, and full. But not in an “over-stuffed” way, just in a “filling it out in all the right places” way. There has been time for gardening. … Continue reading

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