Summer Scenes

The warmth of the sun radiates on the house. A few fans and a curtain keep the heat from chasing me out of my home office.  If I were to describe the current summer scenes, they would all contain adjectives relating to the heat and humidity. Compared to last year, it seems to be a […]

A Scaled Back PEI Ferry Service

How exactly did anyone not see the possibility of this happening?  The much-depended on ferry service connecting Caribou Nova Scotia to Wood Islands, Prince Edward Island is going to be somewhat scaled back for the remainder of the 2016 sailing season. During the busy tourism season, the service is dependent on two ships being completely […]

Parents Still Consider Themselves Above Non-Parents?

I read British Conservative MP, and potential successor to outgoing Prime Minister David Cameron Andrea Leadsom’s comments about having a supposed advantage over her counterpart because she is a Mom. They are completely out-of-touch. Her comments insist that only parents have a real interest in the future of their countries. The comments go on to […]

Stanfest at Twenty

Canada Day long weekend marks many celebrations across the country. In a small Nova Scotia fishing town, another kind of celebration happens. The Stan Rogers Folk Festival, known simply as Stanfest, honours the life and work of a cultural icon.  While born in Ontario, Stan Rogers is most identified with music inspired by the Chedabucto […]