New Prince Edward Island Ferry

The federal government recently announced that there will be new funding to replace the MV Holiday Island. Built in 1971, the Holiday Island provided steady service between Cape Tormentine, New Brunswick and Borden, Prince Edward Island until the opening of Confederation Bridge in 1997. The Holiday Island joined the new MV Confederation on the Wood […]

Prince Edward Island’s Amish Community

    Last week, an accident happened in Kings County Prince Edward Island involving a horse-drawn vehicle and a car. The horse suffered minor injuries while the drivers of each vehicle were fine. The horse, its’ cart and the cart driver were from the local Amish community. Over the last three years, several Amish families relocated […]

Green Gables, Cavendish Prince Edward Island

  Contractors and tradespeople are hard at work on another expansion at Green Gables in Cavendish Prince Edward Island. A larger visitor centre, expanded areas for parking, these are just some of the things in the works. I remember visiting this historic property in the 1980’s and 90’s. Tourists attended the place in droves. We learned in […]

Canada at 150

     A golden sunrise cast a wide net over the capital on a warm July morning. It was going to be another day of double-digit thermometer readings.  My spouse and I had a wedding to attend that night. There was a nice gap of time between now and the evenings’ festivities.  We decided to […]

PEI Ferry Service “Announcement”

This past Friday, an anticipated announcement was to be made regarding the state of the ferry service connecting Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island. What resulted was an announcement, that said in future, we hope to make another announcement based on an announcement of set criteria that needs to be met in order for a future announcement to be […]

Holding On To Creative Sparks

Some inspired thoughts are so inspired, they stick with you. Writers spend much time ensuring they get things down as quickly as possible. Losing an idea is losing an opportunity. There have been multiple occasions where I might have something that is just screaming to make it to paper and screen. Something so strong that […]

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 […]

Radio Days Revisited

The sounds of radio at night were comforting. When I felt popular music was worth more of a listen, radio was equally worth the time for my ears. In the years I was in grade school I often wound down the evenings by hanging out in my room tuned in to the local airwaves. Occasionally […]