March can keep marching! (Incidentally, the only marching bands we have in NS are Pipe and Drum bands - but this one is from Edinburgh (courtesy Wikipedia)

Keep on Marching

I’ve been on a forced blog break due to extreme weather! We had a whopper of a storm this week. Far more snow and drifting snow than our momentous 2004 storm that we all thought was the be-all and end-all!

March can keep marching! (Incidentally, the only marching bands we have in NS are Pipe and Drum bands - but this one is from Edinburgh (courtesy Wikipedia)

Keep on Marching

I’ve been on a forced blog break due to extreme weather! We had a whopper of a storm this week. Far more snow and drifting snow than our momentous 2004 storm that we all thought was the be-all and end-all!

Tracey Thorn 1

Glory Days

Recently I came away from Nick Hornsby’s latest book, Funny Girl, thinking about how we often dwell in the past. I always said I would never be one of those people who constantly relives a shining moment from their teen

Tracey Thorn 1

Glory Days

Recently I came away from Nick Hornsby’s latest book, Funny Girl, thinking about how we often dwell in the past. I always said I would never be one of those people who constantly relives a shining moment from their teen

Quote Tattoo

Why I Read

Reading books is guilt-free. Not since childhood has anyone said to me, “You read too much” or “Why do you read so much?” (Although I got that all the time during my school years!) It is a respectable hobby. To

Quote Tattoo

Why I Read

Reading books is guilt-free. Not since childhood has anyone said to me, “You read too much” or “Why do you read so much?” (Although I got that all the time during my school years!) It is a respectable hobby. To

Viola Desmond

In February

Each month I do a sum-up of what I’ve been doing in my personal life. In February I posted half-way through the month, so this is how the last two weeks went. Nova Scotia has a new holiday in February.

Viola Desmond

In February

Each month I do a sum-up of what I’ve been doing in my personal life. In February I posted half-way through the month, so this is how the last two weeks went. Nova Scotia has a new holiday in February.

Drum roll, please, Dave! (Photo: musicfeeds.

My First Blogroll

Just a quick note to tell you I’ve added two new pages to my home page: a blogroll listing all my wonderful blogger friends (do visit them!) and an updated list of things I track, each linked to a relevant

Drum roll, please, Dave! (Photo: musicfeeds.

My First Blogroll

Just a quick note to tell you I’ve added two new pages to my home page: a blogroll listing all my wonderful blogger friends (do visit them!) and an updated list of things I track, each linked to a relevant

Feedbag5

Brown Bag Lunch

Photo: mint.com Every day I pack a bag for work as if I am going away for a week! I carry a big backpack filled with everything I need to keep me going for 8 hours. And it’s a lot! Especially

Feedbag5

Brown Bag Lunch

Photo: mint.com Every day I pack a bag for work as if I am going away for a week! I carry a big backpack filled with everything I need to keep me going for 8 hours. And it’s a lot! Especially

Pessimist Optimist

Am I Optimistic?

You know I am but I will write at length anyway :) Whenever I meet someone I will work with or spend time with, I quickly get a sense of their world view. Are they happy or grumpy? Perky or subdued?

Pessimist Optimist

Am I Optimistic?

You know I am but I will write at length anyway :) Whenever I meet someone I will work with or spend time with, I quickly get a sense of their world view. Are they happy or grumpy? Perky or subdued?