Tag Archives: spring


Anyone who knows me or who has seen me in public will tell you I don’t mind showing my excitement about things. I forget this truth about myself, until I’m in a big public meeting and then re-realize it around … Continue reading

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the sound of peepers

I ran to the grocery store tonight for a couple of items: Baileys, carrots, yogurt, lettuce. When I walked out of the grocery store I heard peepers, quite loud. It was in contrast to the parking lot, the bright lights, … Continue reading

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le printemps

I am in need of the springtime. Of le printemps. I am in need of dirt-time. Of spend time outdoors, hearing the birds. Of walking around the garden and seeing new things coming up. Pulling things out too… that’s necessary. Aaahhh… … Continue reading

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Happy Easter!

Top: Bulk Barn, Sydney. Then: Wentworth Perk, Sydney. Bottom two: Salvation Army, North Sydney. This time last year myself and Laura Moore of Finders Keepers held a little contest to get people to post pictures of Easter eggs from all … 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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Around here lately: April

  Around here, lately… (That handwritten font is not my handwriting, it’s a font I found for free on the Internet. It’s called Arsenale White.) Things are busy, but I’m actively working to slow them down. Does that make sense? … Continue reading

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The Easter Eggs of Cape Breton

There were eggs from all over! The main locations were Baddeck and the Sydney/North Sydney area, but there were also entries from St. Peter’s, Gabarus, Tarbot, and the Two Rivers Wildlife Park. (You can see all these pictures on the … Continue reading

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