Frugal Friday on Thursday

My Mum’s beautiful, robust squash seedlings.

Kate Oland is not just a great speaker and advocate for rural living, she’s also a librarian at Baddeck’s public library. There, she creates and holds wonderful programming for the public, in a space that overlooks Baddeck’s picturesque harbour. Having fun and learning cool stuff in a beautiful setting? Sign me up.

This Friday, June 1st, if you’re in Baddeck and area, you’re invited to the monthly “Frugal Friday” event, which will be a Garden Swap. It’s from 3 to 5 pm. Trade your seeds, gardening tools, gardening books and magazines, and your ideas. From Kate: “We’ll have resource people here from the Baddeck and Area Community Market, plus other resources to help you get growing. Growing your own food is fresh, fun, and frugal! Call Baddeck Library at 295-2055 for more information.”

If you’d like to see a Frugal Friday-type event at your local library, leave a comment!

My Mum’s garlic – just as robust as the squash – earlier this month.

Here’s Kate’s report on how the inaugural Frugal Friday event went:

Baddeck Library has initiated a monthly “Frugal Friday” program, aimed at sharing tips for living more lightly, saving money, and doing more with less, while having fun. Our first program – a Clothing and Accessory Swap – was held at the library on March 30th, and attracted a crowd of 25 eager swappers. The premise was simple: Clear out your closets and drawers, find adult clothing and accessories you no longer want, and bring it to the library to trade for something you like better. We set out tables labeled “tops/sweaters,” “skirts and dresses,” “bottoms,” “outerwear,” etc. and asked participants to place their giveaways on the appropriate table as they came in. The library took responsibility for disposing of any clothing left at the end of the swap.

Although some community clothing swaps get quite technical (for example, you get a “ticket” for every item you bring and you “spend” your tickets on items you wish to take), we decided to keep it simple. It didn’t matter whether you brought 17 items, or none at all. If you found something you wanted to take, you were welcome to take it. The point was, after all, to help people clear out clutter and to find a new home for unloved clothing. Some of the folks who brought clothes left with very little, but were thrilled to have unloaded the deadwood from their wardrobes. The leftover items will be donated to a local church for a fundraising sale. The atmosphere was wonderful! People chatted and sipped tea and tried things on, and we had some excellent conversation about other potential Frugal Friday events. We’ll definitely do it again!

I didn’t have time and energy this year to start my plants from scratch, so I went to the Garden Centre.

I’d be remiss (or is it amiss? I’m not sure) if I didn’t mention the other important project Kate is involved in – The Nova Scotia Small Schools Initiative. (That’s a link to their Facebook page.) What is it? It’s a group of people from across the province, who have all been involved in trying to save the small school in the community where they live, who have come together and who are doing things like writing up policy suggestions, meeting with ministers to try and convince them that small schools and rural communities are important, and stimulating conversations with everyday Nova Scotians through social media to connect people with one another. You can take part in those conversations by “Liking” the Facebook page.

This is from their About page:

What would Nova Scotia look like if we embraced and valued our rural spaces? If we placed our community schools at the heart of a well coordinated Rural Strategy?

Let’s start a conversation. Let’s harness the creativity, passion, and innovation of the people who choose to live in rural communities. Let’s identify and remove the barriers that can make rural living challenging. Let’s ensure our government programs and services work in a rural landscape. Let’s start with our children, and put schools at the center.

Again, all good things! Sign me up.

I can’t wait to watch these little babies grow over the summer, and harvest yummy food from them, for free!

I’m going to be frugal this week by making my own salad dressing – but not just my usual oil-and-vinegar-with-garlic one. I’m going to try making Ranch dressing. Elsie of A Beautiful Mess (who, you may have gathered from all the links to her website, is a huge influence on me) has three salad dressing recipes here, and of course she styles her photos so nicely that I can’t help but be inspired. I’ll take some photos of my attempt and keep you posted! (I know, you’re just dying to find out how it turns out, haha.)

And, don’t worry, Erika Shea will be back soon with more of her Frugal Friday loveliness.

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Are you in IT? And you want to work in CB? Then get on this!

I don’t usually share straight-up press releases on here, preferring to keep the blog more people-based (like the Q+As, and my own personal essays and thoughts), because usually it’s more interesting that way, but I thought this one warranted it.

The deadline is June 4th. Share this with anyone you know who might be interested!

Without further ado, from the Cape Breton Partnership:

Seeking Information Technology Talent in Sydney, Cape Breton, NS

A leading global IT services company which provides consulting, managed services, projects, outsourcing and cloud-based solutions to mid-size and large enterprises in all major industries, is interested in connecting with new and experienced IT professionals on Cape Breton Island.

The company currently employs more than 600 professionals in Halifax and Toronto and as part of an ongoing evaluation of various sites in Canada, the company is currently assessing Sydney, Cape Breton as a potential labour market. As part of this process, the company is exploring the depth of the local IT labor pool, as well as identifying qualified candidates who would be interested in moving to Sydney for long-term IT career opportunities.

At this time The Cape Breton Partnership and the Sydney and Area Chamber of Commerce are assisting the company in connecting with experienced IT-trained professionals and new graduates with a computer science degree, college diploma or equivalent experience interested in pursuing a stable IT career in Sydney, Cape Breton, NS.

Please send your resume quoting #052012 to

Submission deadline: June 1, 2012 at 4 p.m.

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Q+A with Mark Sparrow

Mark Sparrow (far right), Steven Rolls, and Meghan Farrell at the first organizing meeting for the Cape Breton Vote Mob.

Mark Sparrow is one of those people I met first on the Internet, before meeting in person. (There’s a lot of folks I meet like that these days!)

Online, he’s articulate and friendly. In person, that doesn’t change. Mark’s one of those positive, high-energy people that I’m so excited to know, and so glad that he lives in Cape Breton. In his Q+A here on Dream Big Cape Breton, Mark has lots to say about local food, local music, and local business opportunities.

Read more Q+As on this blog, here.

1. What’s your age?

I’m 31 years old. Time flies!

2. CB born and raised? Or transplant? (Plus whatever biographical details you feel like giving).

I was born and raised in Glace Bay, but have been living in Sydney for the last few years. I spent a few years in Halifax studying science at Dal after graduating high school and then I came home and transferred to the business program at Cape Breton University, which was by far one of the best decisions I have ever made. CBU is an incredible university.

At the time I loved being in Halifax for a lot of reasons (better shows, better skateboarding, better food, new place, lots of freedom, and a lot of friends up there from home in the same boat, etc.)… but I didn’t like going to Dal because it was too big and I think my education suffered because of it.

The first year sets up your expectations for the next couple, and my first year was very much being “just another number”. I was going to classes with like 700 people and it was very hard to meet and get to know any of the profs, and getting to know my profs was one of the biggest things that helped me when I got to CBU.

When I decided to switch to CBU it all changed instantly, even from the registration process. They were much easier to deal with and went further out of their way to help. The class sizes made it easy for lots of discussion with classmates and most importantly with the profs. They were also all very helpful and friendly and made you know you could talk to them.

They also clearly cared about the students. My first year marketing professor was Eileen Lannon Oldford who is the CEO of CBCEDA (the local Regional Development Authority in Sydney). During one of her classes she brought in Rick Beaton, who was the CEO of Enterprise Cape Breton Corporatoin at the time, to talk about what they do in terms of economic development for Cape Breton.

I originally went to CBU because I wanted to eventually open a business and I thought that’d be a good place to learn things, but from this point I got more interested in business development. He offered to give an internship at ECBC to someone from the class so some of us applied and I got the gig working there for a summer and now had Eileen and Rick both as references on my resume.

Doug Lionais was also a very influential professor. He encouraged me and some of my friends who were in my business strategies class to enter a business plan we developed in class into an Atlantic competition in NB. So we all travelled together there with Doug and competed and won 2nd place overall thanks to the help and support from Doug… another thing for the resume, and a new reference.

I got a scholarship from the CB Business Hall of Fame, and at the dinner I wound up being seated at a table with Patricia MacNeil who is the Executive Director of Coastal Business CBDC (who also teaches class at the university). When I was graduating about a month later, CBDC was hiring a youth intern, which I applied for and got hired there for a years internship that had me placed at the Cape Breton Centre for Craft and Design, and also at CBCEDA where I was now working with Eileen Lannon Oldford who originally got me the job at ECBC the summer before!

That summer I was also offered a summer marketing research job from Keith Brown (another marketing professor) but I couldn’t take it because I got the CBDC job.

For me it was all about the high level of concern that the profs have for the students in wanting to help them grow and progress from active in school to active once they graduate.

I also like how CBU is so young and is growing and developing in a lot of ways.

3. “What are you up to these days?”

I’m a Business Development Officer for the Nova Scotia Co-operative Council. Co-operatives are a business model that most people I run into generally aren’t very well aware of, so I take every chance I get to talk about them because they’re very important to the health and well-being of our economy and our communities, especially in rural areas.

Co-ops are member owned businesses, which exist in all sectors that you can think of for the purpose of meeting a common social and/or economic need that has been identified by a group of people, that they otherwise wouldn’t be able to meet on their own.

This is in contrast to the traditional corporate model of business, which exists primarily to maximize profits for shareholders. In the corporate world the people with the most cash invested in an enterprise have the most control over it and receive the biggest share of the profits. In a co-operative everyone has an equal vote in decision making and the profits (when it is a for-profit co-operative) are shared with the member-owners at a rate that is in proportion to their activity with the co-op.

It’s a fundamental difference so it’s important for people to be aware that there is an effective, stable, scalable, and more humanized economic model available that they could choose to use if they are interested in more than profit maximization alone. People are often surprised to learn that some household names that we hear every day are co-operatives. Scotsburn and Farmers Dairy are both co-operatives, all credit unions are co-operatives, Just Us! Coffee, the Cape Breton Farmers Market, Scotian Gold apples, and even Ocean Spray and the Associated Press are all structured as co-operatives.

The United Nations has proclaimed 2012 to be the International Year of Co-operatives due to their global contributions to socio-economic development, particularly their impact on poverty reduction, employment generation and social integration.

In addition to the development work I do helping groups form and run co-ops, I’m also the “IYC Coordinator” responsible for organizing the projects, events, and campaigns that the NS Co-op Council is involved with this year related to the IYC. To be doing this kind of work during this special year, on the island that is the birthplace of Moses Coady, Jimmy Tompkins, and Alex Laidlaw, excites and motivates me greatly. I’m confident that we can continue to address many of our challenges and opportunities in Cape Breton by taking a closer look at the co-op model and applying it as a solution to a host of issues we are facing.

4. Top three favourite local foods? (Could be a vegetable, a menu item at a local restaurant, however you choose to interpret it!)

You mean I can’t keep talking about co-ops all day? Ok, fine, food is my next favourite thing to talk about.

1. The chicken sandwich at The Dancing Goat in North East Margaree. It doesn’t make any sense at all that anyone can make a chicken sandwich taste that good. I also have a 6 year-old nephew named Rory from Margaree who swears by “Merv’s Soup”. If you can get a 6 year old to love soup, you’re doing something very right.

2. The haddock burger at Flavor 19. This is not your ordinary fish burger, but then again Flavor is not your ordinary restaurant. It’s very indicative of the untapped potential that this place has to offer that young Cape Bretoners like Scott Morrison and his wife Karry were able to move home from “out west” and start not one, but two successful contemporary restaurants in the Sydney area in the last 5 years.

3. Lemon garlic potatoes at Fourna Grill. One of my friends went to Greece and when he came back I asked him how the food was. He told me nothing he ate there compared to how good the food was at Fourna Grill. We’ve had a recent wave of great new restaurants in Sydney (sushi, Indian, Italian, Lebanese) but this place was here before them all and I’ve been a big time loyal customer for about the last 8 years. Although the place is small and is primarily a take-out, there’s always great conversation to be had there with Georgia.

*Special mention: The monthly international food nights at Allegro Grill & Deli are up there with the best dining experiences I’ve ever had anywhere in my life. It’s really cool when going out to dinner feels like a community event. It’s a treat because, while it’s improving, we aren’t exactly swamped with options here for international food. Chef Jared comes out from the kitchen to give an overview of the theme, the nights’ dishes, how they were inspired, where the ingredients come from, etc.

5. What is a typical “day in the life” for you?

Coffee, work, more coffee, more work, homework (I’m currently enrolled in the first year of a newly launched two year co-op developers training program), dinner with Merrideth, read a ton of blogs (music, art, comedy, science, and secular humanism), hang out with our bunnies Willow & Twiggy, catch up on the news, crash.

About a year ago I set up a Facebook page called “Cape Breton Atheists, Agnostics, and Non-religious”, which is described in the info section as a page for atheists, agnostics, skeptics, freethinkers, secular humanists, non-religious, and those on the fence in Cape Breton. We don’t have a formal organization yet for people who fall into these categories in Cape Breton, but this has been a very active place in the meantime to find and comment on recent news articles, research, videos, interviews, and debates related to topics such as religion, freedom from religion, pseudoscience, paranormal claims, alternative medicine claims, etc. We’ve got some great admins and page visitors that contribute to the conversation there on a daily basis. It’s often viewed as a social taboo to talk about some of these things even among friends and family, so this is a place where nothing is viewed as being too sacred to criticize or discuss. There’s still a lingering perception out there that some people have that Cape Breton is old school and everyone here is stuck in their ways. I like to challenge that.

6. Who are your favourite CB musicians or artists?

I’ve been very interested and semi-involved in the local music scene since I was young. My brother Danny and I grew up playing in various punk bands and in 1997 I became one of the early administrators of the CBLocals music/skateboarding website created by my friend Harry Doyle.

I’ve since watched some old friends and some new friends go on to create great music, release albums, travel the world touring, and carve out a living for themselves in the music industry, which is no easy task and is very inspirational to see as it happens. I wouldn’t try to tell anyone how to raise their kids, but trust me on this one…let them jam in the garage and they will always remember that you did.

I’d have a hard time making a formal list of favourites but most recently I’ve been listening to new albums by Carmen Townsend( and Carleton Stone ( , some great new songs by Steve Fifield (, Victor Tomiczek (, Alicia Penney(, Mike LeLievre ( and Jay Smith (, as well as some little-known, super-awesome, unpolished, sketch/demo songs by a young guy named Blair Lucas. I’ve never seen him play live but I randomly stumbled on his songs on Youtube last year and he rules. I especially like his song Run Summer Rabbit (

You know what’s going to be great? The new Steven MacDougall( solo album, and the new Tom Fun Orchestra( album. It’s going to be a good year for new music on the island.

Mark writes, “Here’s a pic of me giving a CBC tee shirt to a friend I made in Sri Lanka. He knew everything about the CBC and much more about Canadian politics than I do. Very interesting guy, he was so happy to get a CBC tee shirt…he even knew it was the retro logo.”

7. Do you think you’ll stay in CB down the road, or have you thought about moving?

Personally, I don’t think I would have a better quality of life anywhere else than I have in Cape Breton so I have no need or desire to leave. There are all kinds of interesting places out there, and I hope I get to see as many of them as possible through traveling, but there’s no better home base for me than Cape Breton.

Last year I traveled to Sri Lanka for two weeks on an international co-operative development study mission with the Co-operative Development Foundation of Canada ( At some point I would like to spend more time in a developing country doing that kind of work or taking an interesting educational opportunity somewhere. Preferably during our winter though, I struggle with the idea of ever missing a single Cape Breton summer.

8. Swimming – ocean or river?

What?! Ocean!! What kind of islander prefers a river to the ocean? I could never live some place that’s not immediately on an ocean. Instant deal-breaker. Last summer I beach hopped from West Mabou Beach, to MacLeods Beach in Inverness, to Chimney Corner Beach, to South Harbour Beach near Dingwall in the same afternoon.

Mark and his girlfriend Merrideth hiking the Skyline Trail.

9. What are your favourite things to do, when you go out with friends or for entertainment?

In the summer I spend most of my free time golfing, hiking, snorkeling, and skateboarding. I’ve done some snowboarding in the past and some surfing every now and then in Cape Breton but I’ve been skating since I was 12 and nothing has ever topped it for me. It’s like the fountain of youth, except I don’t know why it hasn’t prevented my hairline from receding.

I travel a lot and go to see bands play live a lot, so when those two things come together I’m a very happy camper. A few years ago I went to Iceland and saw SigurRos, Bjork and Paul Simon, and last year I went to NYC with a group of friends to see The Felice Brothers in Brooklyn on New Years Eve. I find traveling with friends to see bands is one of the best ways to make new good memories.

10. What excites you about where you live? (This could be community stuff, or it could be stuff you love about the natural world, or whatever!)

What excites me the most about living in Cape Breton is that we have lots of room for growth and a lot of potential for becoming a better place to live. You can get involved easily and you can see the positive changes very visibly as they happen. There is a new wave of young, active, creative people who are deciding to stay, and who have moved back, to contribute their ideas, skills and enthusiasm to being a part of our own solution.It’s a very interesting time to be a young person living in Cape Breton.

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give some lonesome veggies a good home

These arepics I took at the market last year. The first market of the 2012 season is next Wednesday, June 6th.

Delicious local produce at the Baddeck Community Market.

The community market in my hometown, Baddeck, is running a fun fundraiser this year – “Adopt-a-veggie!”

Here are the details from their press materials. (I think I’m going to start with a radish and work my way up to a squash.)

“Here is your chance to be the proud sponsor of a locally grown vegetable and help promote local sustainability. This innovative and fun programme provides community members and local businesses the opportunity to support the Baddeck and Area Community Market by adopting your choice of a variety of veggies at different price points, including a potato for $10 or a squash for $50.

$10 – a radish or a potato

$25 – a turnip or a carrot

$50 – a squash or a beet

$75 – a broccoli or an asparagus

$100 – a tomato or an eggplant

Here’s how it works: Just send a cheque to the market for the veggie you wish to adopt and your name will be displayed on our Veggie Wall of Fame at the market and we will mail you an official certificate to display in your home or business. It is also a great gift for that impossible-to-buy-for community-minded person in your life!

Just send us your mailing address and the name to appear on the certificate as well as your choice of veggie and a cheque for the corresponding amount. Please allow 2 weeks for delivery of certificates. Adoptions are also available at the market.

Cheques can be mailed to:

Baddeck and Area Community Market

PO Box 849

Baddeck, N.S.

B0E 1B0

The Baddeck and Area Community Market is a non-profit society in Victoria County, operating weekly markets Wednesdays at the community centre, from June to November.

We provide a place for the community to celebrate local production while striving to keep rental fees low for vendors to promote entrepreneurship and sustainability.

The Adopt-a-Veggie programme will ensure that the market is able to maintain the excellent services that it provides to the community.

For more information contact Alicia Lake at – 295-1787.”

Lovely local links: The Baddeck Community Market’s website, and Alicia’s own blog about eating local food.

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Lately… May 2012

It’s a beautiful Sunday. I’ve had my customary Sunday late morning lie-in and now I’m itching to get outside and be in the sun, feel the breeze on my bare arms. Spring and early summer here in Cape Breton is a revelation.

I’ve got some catching up to do, first. Here are some photos I’ve been taking over the past month, and wanted to share with all of you!

Adam bought a house. I live there a good portion of the time now. It’s close to this sweet park.

Sailing lessons at Northern Yacht Club, just next door.

On Mother’s Day, we took our moms to Membertou Trade and Convention Center for the buffet. Then we went and checked out the new Hampton Inn just next door. I’m sniffing the carnation Mum got at Membertou.

Work, work, work, work… I do love my job at the marina. I’ve been there going on three years, and I feel competent, smart, and happy at work. That’s a gift! (Never mind that I’m not a boater…)

The cat came with me on my photo-taking walk through Mum’s garden last week.

The Baddeck Library – a very favorite haunt of mine. Good friends work there, I used to work there, and ever since I was a little girl, it’s been a place of refuge for this introvert. MMM… books!

My first PAID writing gig!! (The picture of me was taken last summer, when the piece itself was actually written.)

Oh, I’m a total writing geek, but something thrills me about seeing my own bio in print.

If you see this guide when you’re out and about this summer, pick it up and you can read my piece!

I just love message boards at local businesses. So much community goodness.

Out for an evening’s walk last week.

Pretty ferns.

And pretty apple blossoms!

The Baddeck Volunteer Fire Department (and upstairs, the Library).

Gaelic house sign. Same street as the community garden (that’s the cement truck in the background, pouring a sauna tube).

Greenwood United Church in Baddeck. I love old signs with this lettering. Also, I love that Alison Etter is a young woman who moved here to lead this congregation. I can’t wait to get to know her better!

I love road signs.

This little guy grows on the wooden staircase that leads one from Water Street up to the parking lot of the library and the community hall. I love all these textures and colours – pipe, plant, wall, wood.

I love old typefaces and book design. They inspire me so much! I found this book at work. I like to think this illustration on the front is of the author, the mysterious Mr. Clifford W. Ashley.

I also love the design of this spark plug packaging – bright, colourful, clean. (This is a very typical work scene, for me. I place a LOT of orders, for parts for marine engines.)

Atlantic SuperStore in North Sydney, beer run on Friday night.

… and gardening run on Saturday morning! I SO love gardening centres.

I ran into a friend and she kindly let me snap a shot of her purchases.

I had to go around back to load up my HUGE cube of potting soil. Have I mentioned how I have a thing about old-fashioned, 1950’s era sign lettering? I have? Oh, awkward.

It’s a start! My potted garden on the back porch at my boyfriend’s.

And the little bed at the bottom of the deck stairs, where the creeping thyme will eventually spill out over the concrete. All those lined-up rocks are ones I found in the bed as I was clearing it of buttercups.

Yup, I broke down. I got me an iPhone. It’s my first cell phone, if you don’t count the pay-as-you-go one I had in Australia, eight years ago. And I am kind of in love with it. And by kind of, I mean totally. Oh god. So awkward. (The sticker, by the way, is one I got in Toronto last month, from a sweet store in Kensington Market.)

These are towels my Grandmaman gave me, that she bought ages ago. Don’t they look like “Angry Birds”? I love them.

These days… I’m loving being outside. Playing in the dirt, digging and pulling out weeds at my boyfriend’s new place. (I’m sure that joy will wear off – who loves pulling weeds?!?) It feels super good to put my mark on this new home of ours.

I’m also loving this new phone. I got it just yesterday and I’m already hooked. To inaugurate the phone, I texted a friend who has an iPhone and she wrote back, “Welcome to this century!” Yeah, I put it off for long enough, didn’t I? You know, I was getting somewhat sick of telling people, “Well, if it’s Tuesday then I’m at this number, but if it’s Friday after 6 then I’m at this number…” One number to reach me, one number to rule them all.

I’m also loving the summer pop jams of 101.9 The Giant. I go through phases where I can’t stand highly-produced pop music, and think it brainless noise, and then at other times it gets me pumped, motivated and happy. Right now is one of those latter phases, and it finds me driving around with the radio cranked, and singing along at the top of my voice: “Starships were meant to fly, ohhhhh, reach up, and touch the sky!”

Next week: watch for another awesome Q+A, as well as a fun way to support a local food market, some pics of some recent adventures I had at a Health Fair, and some Frugal Friday updates (yes, it’s been a while since we talked thrift!).

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A community garden is growing in Baddeck…

Every now and again on my lunchtime walks I’ll saunter by the spot where the community garden is going in.

I like seeing the plan come to life.

County CAO Sandy Hudson tells me that there are around seven beds spoken for thus far, which means about eight remain. To rent one for the summer is only ten bucks, and you have to apply in writing to Mr. Hudson’s office. Complete details are in this earlier post about the garden.

I was originally thinking of getting one, because it is only ten bucks, and it would be cool to participate in this new garden in town, and show my support that way.

But, I can’t spread myself too thin, otherwise I get burnt out. Recently Elsie Larson and her sister Emma blogged about time management and reaching goals, and this part especially rang true to me:

“Say no sometimes, even if you really want to say yes. This might require you to grow a thicker skin or be ok with not getting to do a few fun things that you used to—but keep in mind that this small sacrifice will help you get to the things that are the most important to you.”

That said – I encourage those of you who do have the time, inclination, resources and desire to play around in a community garden bed, to do so. Or, at least, saunter by the new garden yourself, and check it out. It is here (more or less).

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Just like that…

And just like that… summer is here.

Well, not really, I know. But the weather has been so fine. And all the leafed things are making this year’s batch.

The village is filling with cars and visitors.

The warm breezes make the trembling aspens, well, tremble.

Doesn’t it feel sudden? Or is that just me?

Notes: the garden photos are all taken at my mother’s house. She is a gardener extraordinaire. The other shots are taken around Baddeck or else on the dirt road where I live. The font is Lullababy and it’s a free download.

Also, welcome! To all the new folks following this blog after yesterday’s Q+A with Kate Beaton. I’m so glad you’re here.

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