Archive for August, 2007

rivers and tides

Thursday, August 30th, 2007

I’m not sure when this will be posted. I wrote this on the morning Thursday, August 30th. We’ve heard that there’s somewhere nearby to use a net connection, so if you’re seeing this, I guess we happened to find it while out and about.
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Wednesday afternoon, we arrived at Five Island Provincial [...]

sun and surf

Wednesday, August 29th, 2007

Yesterday was the second and last day of our unplanned visit on the Atlantic side of Nova Scotia. Today, we’ll be returning to the Bay of Fundy shores to camp for a couple of nights, so this will probably be my last post until sometime this weekend as we begin our (all too soon) [...]

a day at the beach

Tuesday, August 28th, 2007

One of the reasons that we decided to journey over to the Atlantic shore of Nova Scotia was to visit some of the beaches. Yesterday, after arriving in Bridgewater, I made a batch of Greek Salad and we headed off to Crescent Beach which is located a few kilometers away along the coast near [...]

we’re here!

Monday, August 27th, 2007

We’re here! Yes, last evening, we rolled over the border between New Brunswick and Nova Scotia after a day of driving and exploring. I took the above photo of the Nova Scotia provincial flags when we stopped at the visitor center at sunset (click on all photos for larger views). [...]

on the road

Saturday, August 25th, 2007

Surprise! We’re on our way to Nova Scotia!
Yes, indeed we are. And it’s just as much a surprise for us as it is for you. We really didn’t even think about going until…oh… around 4 p.m. yesterday, when I suddenly got this *idea* that maybe we should just toss our stuff in [...]

International Rock-Flipping Day

Thursday, August 23rd, 2007

Have you ever had an irresistible urge to carefully pick up a rock to see what’s beneath? Do you ever yearn to unearth a colony of ants? Or perhaps a ground beetle or a spider? Maybe you’d like to find a worm, or perhaps a tiny snake. Or a millipede, or [...]

dawn — august 22, 2007

Wednesday, August 22nd, 2007

This is the sky I woke up to this morning. Actually, the pink was much deeper and even somewhat startling when I first opened my eyes and saw the sky filled with pink clouds. Deciding that I should take a photo, I went to get my camera and, because I was still half [...]