Let It Snow! My First Nova Scotian Snow in Four Years!

After four years of living in the desert climate of Qatar, I’m now back in Nova Scotia and just experienced my first snowfall of the season!  It was “Big Snow – Little Snow” – meaning big snow flakes that don’t last long. My drive home from work as the rain starts to turn to snow…..

Blue Beach, Hantsport, Nova Scotia

Blue Beach was a first for me, but a well known walk for my friend Liz who lives in Windsor.  Blue Beach has a tidal range of 16 meters and is known as a significant fossil location. Everything about this beach is Nova Scotia – gorgeous landscape, water edging the landscape, and some fossils along…

An Evening of Music in Upper Vaughn, Nova Scotia

This was the last Monday of the month, evening music jam at the South West Hants Fire Station in Upper Vaughn.  Upper Vaughn is up on a low mountain, within farming country here in Nova Scotia!  The crowd was totally country, in lifestyle and in music!  Michael is a rocker, a BC boy with different…

Autumn Colors of Nova Scotia

Autumn is beautiful in Nova Scotia, as the leaves on deciduous trees turn bright colors with the changing season. I wanted to share some of this province’s beauty with a few pictures I’ve taken over the past few weeks! Autumn is also time of the harvest and apples trees are ready for picking!  These are apple…

Nova Scotia, Canada – Home After 4 Years in Qatar

Coming home meant a continuum of emotions, along with lots of to-do lists, as we became Canadian residents again while starting our life here with everything we gained in Qatar. Settling into 5th Wheel Living This was a rigamarole of making our way through campsites until we finally found what we were looking for: free….

Canadian Repatriation Adventure – Montreal, Quebec – The “Truck” Issue!

This was insane! But, I’m getting ahead of myself because this situation was so stressful, that I think my husband Michael deserves a T-Shirt that says: “With Our 3/4 Ton Standard Transmission, 2500 Heavy Duty Chevy Silverado, I Successfully Hauled our 38ft, 10,000pd 5th Wheel Through Crazy Construction Reroutes in Downtown Montreal With a Failed Clutch!!“ But,…