Category Archives: Work

a celebration

Yesterday at the marina we had a little party. The occasion was that it was forty years since Charles Weaver began operating this business in Baddeck. He started it as “Baddeck Marine and Sports” and over the years it became … Continue reading

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a day in the life / marina

(Also known as, “me turning my boring day-to-day routine into a post!”) (So these pictures aren’t actually in chronological order, but the writing will be. They’re just shots I’ve been taking over the last couple of weeks, thinking to myself … Continue reading

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These days I’m … … a little under the weather with a head cold, but working anyway. …feeling like hibernating (possibly as a result of the head cold). …working a lot of long hours now that I am back from … Continue reading

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Lobsterfisherwoman: Armenia “Amy” MacInnis

Name: Armenia MacInnis Age: 31 Hometown: Breton Cove When did you start lobster fishing? I started lobster fishing about ten years ago when my dad needed some extra hands and I needed a job, then six years ago I bought my … Continue reading

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back to my old job

It is both good, and strange, to be back at my previous job for the summer. Good because… they are great people to work with. Good because I get to walk around a lot, or at least stand at the … Continue reading

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magic vs. hard work

When you see someone do something that they are good at doing, it can seem like magic. It seems effortless. Preparing a big meal and making everything taste good and be warm at the same time. Cutting the graft just … Continue reading

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Q+A: George Smith and Cora-Lee Eisses-Smith

George and Cora-Lee Eisses-Smith are two people that never fail to delight and inspire me. From their literary-themed dinners, which you’ll read about in this Q+A, to George’s art, to random chats with them either at their home in Middle River … Continue reading

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