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Culture

The Best of Nova Scotia: the Eastern Shore

Everyone has heard of Cape Breton. Entire books have been written about the famed Bay of Fundy and its crazy tides. The South Shore’s Lighthouse Trail is well traveled and well known. Wineries galore punctuate the Annapolis Valley. So imagine our surprise when the region that we had never heard of, the one that no … Continue reading »

Categories: Canada, Culture, History | 3 Comments

Two more steps into the past

I usually do my trip planning on a day by day basis. So it was while driving on the Eastern Shore and perusing the local guide-book that I noticed an antique car show along our route on the exact dates that we would be passing through. Manny and I love walking down memory lane and … Continue reading »

Categories: Campgrounds, Canada, Culture, History | 4 Comments

Adirondacks in our dreams of Lunenburg

I never thought much about Adirondack chairs. I suppose because I never really saw many of them. (Although lately I’ve noticed unattractive dark green plastic ones on the front lawns of neighbors’ houses.) The “real” wooden ones were never part of my worldview.

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The 2013 Dutch Mason Blues Festival

Recapturing your youth is not easy. Perhaps a song on the radio takes you to your high school days, or maybe you notice the scent of a cologne an old flame used to wear.¬†Possibly that tomato soup and grilled cheese sandwich transports you back to a rainy day when you were ten. But these moments … Continue reading »

Categories: Blues, Canada, Culture, Friends | 12 Comments