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…

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…..

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…