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We Finally Meet

On June 26, 2012, I ventured down to the Sandy Point Lighthouse to capture some shots after a brief thunderstorm. The clouds were beginning to break apart by a few rays of warm light from the setting sun but the … Continue reading

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Remembering “The Affections of May”

Were you fortunate enough to see “The Affections of May”? Five years ago (May 24th, 2012) would have been the dress rehearsal for Norm Foster’s play “The Affections of May” performed by Shelburne’s much loved Basement Theatre group at the … Continue reading

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Sweet Memories of Dad

It seems like it was not all that long ago as I look at these pictures, but 1987 is a bit back there in the rear-view mirror. I was 21 years old (several years younger than my son is now), … Continue reading

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Northeast Harbour Church Memories

Have you ever stepped back into the past or experienced a moment from years ago? Back in November of last year I had the wonderful opportunity to visit the old Trinity United Church in Northeast Harbour, Shelburne County, Nova Scotia, … Continue reading

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Basement Theatre Success

There’s always a tinge of bitter-sweetness when a successful performance is over. For the cast and crew the last bow is taken, lights are turned up, costumes are removed, makeup (including sparkles) is washed off, the set is torn down … Continue reading

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Feeling Inspired

It has been a long time since I have felt inspired. You know the feeling – it’s been raining for days on end; it’s cold when it should be warm and warm when it should be cold; you have to … Continue reading

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Hookers & Lighthouses

Just over a year ago in June 2013, I was contacted by a lovely lady named Donna McGrath who is an active member of the Rug Hooking Guild of Nova Scotia. Hello Lisa, I’m a resident of Kentville NS and … Continue reading

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Shelburne Pride

Last week, on Thursday, July 17, 2014, shortly after 12 noon, the little town of Shelburne proudly raised a pride flag and came into the 21st Century. A crowd of people along with Shelburne Town Council members gathered under a, … Continue reading

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Lovely Still

I’ve never been a fan of yellow – not yellow cars, yellow building blocks, not even yellow flowers; although a very smart friend once told me that it’s the yellow flowers that make the other flowers stand out. Okay. I’ll … Continue reading

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They Came From Away & The Mersey Swing Band

This past Friday evening’s show at the Osprey was a delight. They Came From Away is a one-man play written and performed by Trevor McKinven. The main character, a Newfoundlander named Johnny “Fever” McDermott, introduces three “come from awayers” who … Continue reading

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