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…

Happy New Year’s Day From Tbilisi, Georgia!

Yup, I’m starting 2019 in this little country that sits on the continental border of Europe and Asia and is surrounded by Russia, Azerbaijan, Armenia, and the Black Sea! After Michael and I’s Mediterranean cruise, I had three days to blog about our adventures and be blog up-to-date ready for my solo trip here during…

Wolfville, Nova Scotia – Luckett Vineyards

This was a girlfriend day!!!!  Johanna and I have been friends for many years.  We first met when I was hired to manage one of her family’s pizza shops – Pizza Girls on Mumford Road. I loved that job!  Pizza, garlic fingers and donairs were made from scratch!!!  Johanna and her sister Maria and I…

Halifax, Nova Scotia – Mom & DV!!

Today we visited my parents!!!  It was so nice to see them again!!!  xoxoxoxo Mom made seafood chowder and a cheesecake!!!  It was DELICIOUS!!!  No food is ever as good as your mother’s cooking!!!!  There isn’t a picture of the cheesecake because we gobbled it up so quickly!!!!  LoL!!!!! Love you mama and DV!!!!!  xoxoxoxoxoxoxoxoxoxo…

2017 Summer Moments – Liz, Linda, A Mermaid, Sons of Maxwell, A Doll House, Family, Reiki, Cold Drinks on a Patio, Donair Pizza & Donair Sauce, Moon Mist Ice Cream, Pork Bacon…..and What Is a Touton??

I leave for Qatar tomorrow.  Back to expat life, regular routine and back to work, the start of a new school year at the American School of Doha on August 15th.  I wanted to reflect on my visit to Nova Scotia and Newfoundland.  To share some of the moments with friends and family. My visit…

Ingonish Beach, Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia

Our drive to Cape Breton Island was a fond one for me as I spent many summers of my childhood there.  Those days were spent on the south side of the island in Arichat  on Forgeron Road at the home of my grandparents! Michael and I headed north to travel the famous Cabot Trail on the Baddeck side…