Tag Archives: Shelburne

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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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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Amistad & New Panoramas

A lot of excitement spread throughout our fair town of Shelburne, NS during the recent filming of The Book of Negroes. I am so looking forward to seeing this movie. The book was great and I may try to read … Continue reading

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Week 46

It’s Week 46 and I am feeling totally uninspired. Yes, UN-inspired. I have a sewing/craft room that is basically in a big heap in the middle of a new room in my house. This room needs painting and then I … Continue reading

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Week 47

Week 47 brought some challenges my way. I learned several things: 1) even though I love the snow, I am beginning to look forward to the days of sneakers and sitting in our backyard gazebo, and 2) I don’t like … Continue reading

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Week 48

It’s Week 48, and as I sit here writing this post (a half day late, mind you) we are yet again in the middle of a “Wednesday Snow Storm”. I wonder if this is a precursor to rainy days this … Continue reading

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