Nova Scotia


For Thanksgiving

For Thanksgiving

Singing together old church choruses, with the rich alto harmonies and male tenor I've known since the womb, is like coming home for me.

Gone Backpacking (and then we'll party)

Gone Backpacking (and then we'll party)

Off for a little Thanksgiving weekend adventure.

Nova Scotia Wrap Up

Nova Scotia Wrap Up

These were going to be last weekend's The View Around Here. But there was too many to whittle down, and I wanted to post the sailing photos. So, here I am, left with a bunch of great photos I am compelled to post with no real reason to do so ...

Sailing On The LaHave

Sailing On The LaHave

My parents live on the LaHave River in Lunenburg county. I talked a bit about that last summer when we lived here. My Dad has always wanted to be on the water and has been trying to find the perfect boat to live out his dreams. This summer's trip to ...

Cousins Eat Salad and Other Launch Day Happenings

Cousins Eat Salad and Other Launch Day Happenings

Life does not slow down, not even for a book launch day. The last three months have been extra-ordinarily full for our family. Not in an overly stressful way (amazingly), just full-of-life living. Summer is the time for this kind of activity - for travel and high output. At least ...

Through The Looking Glass

Through The Looking Glass

My parents have a floor-to-ceiling glass wall in the front of their house. You can see what that looks like from the outside in this post. From the inside it looks like this. And this. And on a rainy October morning it looks like this. After those chilly mornings earlier ...

Soap Making Supplies & Where to Find Them

Soap Making Supplies & Where to Find Them

This is post two of a four part soapmaking series. Posts one, three and four are linked below: Some People Bake ~ I Make Soap A Soapmaking Journey Soap Making Q&A ~ An Invitation When I first learned how to make soap over four years ago I was living in ...