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Monthly archives for August, 2015

Day 25 … Eye poppers

Day 25 … Eye poppers

I feel like a school kid let loose with friends on a summer holiday. I’m with fellow writers Judy Ferron and Brenda Tate and we’re headed up to Clare.  First stop: The Farmer’s Market at Belliveau Cove. Within minutes I’ve bought two pieces of folk art painted on driftwood from Hika Wagner for the grand […]

Day 24 … Cemetery tricks

Day 24 … Cemetery tricks

After getting hooked on cemeteries (Day 13) I’m now prone to being on the lookout for them. Living in a rural area, I don’t have to look far. Every village has at least one cemetery if not more. And, if you are lucky enough to meet Deborah Trask, you’ll learn a whole lot about gravestones. […]

Day 23 … South shore surprises

Day 23 … South shore surprises

There’s nothing like getting off the highway and poking around secondary roads–many which seem to snake along rather haphazardly–then POW! There it is … a Parks Canada National Historic Site that pops into view in the middle of freakin’ nowhere. Or a beach that goes for miles and is practically deserted. All within minutes of […]

Break break break

Break break break

Folks, try as I might to catch up, I  am still 9 posts behind.  And, oooh, they are humdingers … from learning about UFOs, to meeting an artist in her 80’s who’s built a boat and will be sailing to Paradise later in August, to strolling through a weird, wacky and whimsical forest  … and […]

Day 22 … High tech berries

Day 22 … High tech berries

“This should spare my back,” says Jackson Lore. Jackson is referring to growing strawberries in a 200 ft. long x 20 ft. series of trays installed about three feet above the ground. In a couple of weeks they will be protected by a large tunnel over the top of the trays.  This is all happening […]