Skinny Dipping in Oathill Lake in March is a “Once in a Lifetime” Experience

Skinny dipping in Oathill Lake in March 2012After a relatively warm and dry winter, the weather keeps on acting strange. I think temperatures like we had on March 22/2012 only occur once in a lifetime, it was almost 30°C and some local teens went skinny dipping in … Continue reading

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Maynard Lake Revisited – July 2011

Where has the time gone. I just realized that the last time we walked around Maynard Lake was September of 2002. This time the water level is quite a bit higher than 9 years ago. There are many reasons for … Continue reading

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Maynard Lake – September 2002

Map Maynard & Oat Hill LakesMaynard Lake is the twin lake to Oat Hill Lake where I live. They are separated by a hill. Joffre Street is the top of the hill and Maynard Lake and Oat Hill Lake are on opposite sides of the … Continue reading

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Groceries and Hiking – Portland Lakes Trails

Portland Lakes Trail - Russell LakeKnowing I did not need a big order of groceries, I had to decide what else we wanted to do on Saturday morning. That’s when I remembered that near the grocery store is a hiking trail that we had never … Continue reading

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An October Afternoon At Conrads Beach

The weather forecast called for rain on Sunday, so we decided to take advantage of the lovely Saturday weather and go to the ocean. 30 minutes outside of Dartmouth is Conrads Beach. There were very few people at the beach and the weather was delightful. Join us on our trip. Almost at the end of […]

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Day Trip to the Minas Basin

August 16/2007 Finally the weather was just perfect for the long planned trip to the Bay of Fundy and the Minas Basin. It was not too hot and not to cold, just right. I really like the satellite picture, from 1975, I found on the net of the area at the Canadian Government Resource site. […]

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The Tangled Garden

August 16/2007 After a delicious lunch in Wolfville we continued on the Grand Pre to the Tangled Garden. I delightful garden with a labyrinth and a store where they sell delicious jellies and highly unusual ice creams. Hubby had lemon thyme and I had rose petal ice cream. There is a $2 entrance fee to […]

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Blomidon Provincial Park

August 16/2007
We had no problem finding the park. As with most parks there are great hiking trails to explore the area, but today all we wanted to do was to walk on the shore. With the enormous difference between low and high tides on the Bay of Fundy the water had retreated way out into […]

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