Snow Day!

With 40+ centimeters of snow burying Atlantic Canada during the night, Michael and I woke to a winter wonderland! We attempted to go snowboarding at Martock, a nearby ski/snowboarding hill, but couldn’t get out of the driveway! Instead, we took a short walk and played in the snow! The deep snow made walking challenging, so…

Have You Seen Bob?

My purpose for writing this is to process the emotional roller coaster ride of a missing pet. Out cat, Bob Jazeera went missing three weeks ago. Bob is a true outdoor cat. He typically goes out for a few hours, then returns, never too far from home. It is winter here in Nova Scotia, Canada….

New Year’s Eve Day – Cape Split, Scots Bay, Nova Scotia

Happy New Year! Michael and I started the first day of 2021 with lots of fresh air, great conversation and the joy of being outside as we hiked 6.5km to Cape Split! The Drive – Blomidon Look-off Our drive to Cape Split took us through the historic Acadian Wellington Dyke then up along the North…

Christmas Eve Day, 2020 – Burntcoat Head Park, Noel, Nova Scotia

Continuing Our Traveling Tradition Since Michael and I married in 2015, we’ve traveled every Christmas Break. This Christmas, COVID changed how our Christmas would unfold, so with Michael in quarantine over the holidays – I took Christmas Eve Day to go on a local adventure to continue our traveling tradition! The Drive Nova Scotia has…

14 Day COVID Quarantine in Nova Scotia, Canada

Airport Arrival Protocol I flew out of Victoria International Airport in British Columbia, with a short layover at the Toronto Pearson International Airport in Ontario, to arrive at my final destination of Nova Scotia and the Halifax Stanfield International Airport. All those arriving in Halifax had to fill out a COVID check-in document, and could…

Victoria, British Columbia to Upper Vaughan, Nova Scotia

Victoria – Early Morning Run I started my last day in British Columbia with a 5km run. I wasn’t sure of the area. As I started out, I was happy to stumble across a trail – which shouldn’t have surprised me – walking trails are a common feature of the varied locations I visited on…