York Redoubt – Halifax, NS

October 21/2008: our Sunday afternoon outing took us to the ‘York Redoubt’ in Halifax, Nova Scotia. York Redoubt was the heart of the defenses protecting the outer harbour approaches to Halifax. It is currently a national historic site of Canada. “Your Redoubt … Continue reading

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Dappled Air 2013-03-12 10:09:00

Country singer Stompin Tom Connors died on March 6, 2013. Why would I want to write about this? Well, my first introduction to him was his song “Bud the Spud”, when I got married in the mid seventies.

I found his songs corny, but also folksy. To lea…

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