Category Archives: Sustainability

annual Fall break

I’d been feeling the need the last few weeks, to stop blogging for a bit. Just, I was feeling not super enthused about writing posts or sharing my life online, and also wanting to free up some of my time and … Continue reading

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finding joy in mother nature

I haven’t forgotten my four goals from last month. Here’s a quick update: 1. Engage and don’t turn away from fear: this is ongoing, daily. More of an internal thing, to be aware of in myself, when I want to … Continue reading

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Letters with Bob Bancroft

June 18th, 2014, email From: Leah Noble To: Bob Bancroft Hi there Bob, It was so nice to see you a couple of weeks ago at the Bras d’Or Stewardship Society Annual General Meeting. I hope this email finds you … Continue reading

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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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multitude monday / sept 21

My friend and former design classmate Katie MacLennan writes a great blog called Polka Dot Soup. On it she writes a post some Mondays called “Multitude Monday.”   She writes, “Mondays are about documenting the little (or big!) things in life that make me oh-so-happy. Let’s … 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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