Category Archives: Halifax

Down East

I live in Halifax, Nova Scotia. If your cruise ship docks in Halifax on a sunny July morning, as they often do, I’d meet you in the early-to-mid  morning at the Seaport Farmer’s Market. Like most downtown farmers’ markets, it

Down East

I live in Halifax, Nova Scotia. If your cruise ship docks in Halifax on a sunny July morning, as they often do, I’d meet you in the early-to-mid  morning at the Seaport Farmer’s Market. Like most downtown farmers’ markets, it

Where I Live

Most of you know I live on Canada’s East Coast, but not everyone is familiar with what it’s like to be a Maritimer, so I thought I would write this for my further-away readers. Last year I created a website

Where I Live

Most of you know I live on Canada’s East Coast, but not everyone is familiar with what it’s like to be a Maritimer, so I thought I would write this for my further-away readers. Last year I created a website

12 Months of Celebration – Month 4 – April

Every month this year, I’ve been looking back on what I did for fun, and what was special about the month just past. Here’s what I did for entertainment in April. An unexpected perk this month was that Rom won

12 Months of Celebration – Month 4 – April

Every month this year, I’ve been looking back on what I did for fun, and what was special about the month just past. Here’s what I did for entertainment in April. An unexpected perk this month was that Rom won

Be Prepared – Suburban Edition

A few months ago I posted about preparing for storms and power outages. This was instilled in me because (a.) my dad is a safety officer, and (b.) I grew up in a less-developed area where more self-sufficiency was needed.

Be Prepared – Suburban Edition

A few months ago I posted about preparing for storms and power outages. This was instilled in me because (a.) my dad is a safety officer, and (b.) I grew up in a less-developed area where more self-sufficiency was needed.

Garbage Without the Yuck

My city (Halifax) has an excellent program for garbage pick-up, recycling and composting. They say that 60% of all solid waste is diverted from landfills through the program. The basics are: Residences have garbage pickup every 2 weeks. All food

Garbage Without the Yuck

My city (Halifax) has an excellent program for garbage pick-up, recycling and composting. They say that 60% of all solid waste is diverted from landfills through the program. The basics are: Residences have garbage pickup every 2 weeks. All food

Weather We Won’t Get

Weather around here has been distinctly unseasonable. Well into December, today brought a fine rain and a temperature of +8 C (about 46 F). The average December high temperature is +2 C, and we get snow flurries, although snow usually

Weather We Won’t Get

Weather around here has been distinctly unseasonable. Well into December, today brought a fine rain and a temperature of +8 C (about 46 F). The average December high temperature is +2 C, and we get snow flurries, although snow usually

2012 Goal Update: Month 10

It is 5/6 of the way through the year – that is 83% ! I have been reporting my progress on: Going to concerts and movies Reading books and watching DVDs Going to restaurants Making Real Food at home Planned

2012 Goal Update: Month 10

It is 5/6 of the way through the year – that is 83% ! I have been reporting my progress on: Going to concerts and movies Reading books and watching DVDs Going to restaurants Making Real Food at home Planned