no colder weather

It's October 25 and we have 22ºC (71ºF for those of you in the U.S.), but with the, so called, humidex, it feels like 27ºC. The rain is coming down in sheets ... real downpours. We actually had a couple of forest fires, so this might be a good thing. Nothing like out west, but …

culture vulture

A friend and I visited our province's capital, Fredericton last Sunday. My friend -- who has a 'slight' obsession with Henry David Thoreau [to put it mildly] -- wanted to visit a photo exhibition; «24 trees at Walden Pond».  She wanted to go this particular Sunday, as the photographer was going to be there, himself, …

Sails

Weekend before last, we had something called Festival of Sails here in Saint John. There were twelve [or eighteen, now I'm not sure] tall ships in the harbour. The started arriving 10AM on Friday morning and I knew this. The programme for that weekend's activities had been posted in the newspaper and all over Facebook. …

poppies

Ideally, I would like to merge my 'new' interest for handwriting and fountain pens into this blog without boring my readers to death. When an old blog, all of a sudden, takes on a completely different direction ... usually, you lose! My blog didn't have a direction so it shouldn't be that much of a …