Category Archives: Halifax

In and Out of October

Confession time. I started Christmas shopping in October. Looks like this will be a regular thing – we travel to visit Link in the late Fall and bring along gifts for Christmas. I did find it put me in a

In and Out of October

Confession time. I started Christmas shopping in October. Looks like this will be a regular thing – we travel to visit Link in the late Fall and bring along gifts for Christmas. I did find it put me in a

In and Out of April

Out on the town, snow, and a new Canadian… In April I had a nice mix of entertainment, going out more than usual. I’ve blogged before about events for the Child Soldier Initiative, a local charity promoting awareness of the

In and Out of April

Out on the town, snow, and a new Canadian… In April I had a nice mix of entertainment, going out more than usual. I’ve blogged before about events for the Child Soldier Initiative, a local charity promoting awareness of the

Waste Not

A few weeks ago I mentioned our city has a new garbage pickup system. It is getting stricter in an attempt to divert more waste from the landfill. And to force compliance. A few years ago Halifax had one of

Waste Not

A few weeks ago I mentioned our city has a new garbage pickup system. It is getting stricter in an attempt to divert more waste from the landfill. And to force compliance. A few years ago Halifax had one of

Why I Live Here

The place I live. It has a lot NOT going for it. I can only recommend the weather two months a year. The area is economically depressed. It’s isolated. The nearest big cities are Montreal and Boston – each at

Why I Live Here

The place I live. It has a lot NOT going for it. I can only recommend the weather two months a year. The area is economically depressed. It’s isolated. The nearest big cities are Montreal and Boston – each at

I Miss Shopping

As a teenager, I raked in money from babysitting, and spent it on shopping. I would go to used and vintage clothing stores, used record stores, used book stores, stationery stores, and anywhere that sold interesting oddities (antiques, curiosities, and

I Miss Shopping

As a teenager, I raked in money from babysitting, and spent it on shopping. I would go to used and vintage clothing stores, used record stores, used book stores, stationery stores, and anywhere that sold interesting oddities (antiques, curiosities, and

Library Love

It’s not too often I post about what I’m doing on any given day. But today was remarkable! Our fine city has opened its new Central Library which was in the works for 4 years. I must point out I

Library Love

It’s not too often I post about what I’m doing on any given day. But today was remarkable! Our fine city has opened its new Central Library which was in the works for 4 years. I must point out I

12 Months of Celebration – Month 10 – October

I always look forward to October because of the gorgeous cool, sunny weather; the colourful trees and crisp leaves; Thanksgiving dinner; and… my birthday. If you tuned in earlier this month you will know that I celebrated my 50th. Yep,

12 Months of Celebration – Month 10 – October

I always look forward to October because of the gorgeous cool, sunny weather; the colourful trees and crisp leaves; Thanksgiving dinner; and… my birthday. If you tuned in earlier this month you will know that I celebrated my 50th. Yep,