Weekend Motivation 205

It's finally February!!! Not that February is like a great month, it does have Valentine's Day if that's your thing but it means that January is over! Call it seasonal disorder, the winter blues or just the low point of the year but lots of us, including me, find this time of year tough. The... Continue Reading →

How and what to cook on a wood stove

While most things about living in Nova Scotia are just wonderful dealing with Nova Scotia Power is definitely not one of the good things. Power outages are widespread, long lasting and often in circumstances that really add up to just regular storm. We are fortunate enough not to live on one of the problem circuits.... Continue Reading →

2021 the season that was

In a lot of ways 2021 was a lot like 2020 again around here. But there was one big and important difference. In 2021 we already had one pandemic year interrupted so we kinda knew what was coming in 2021. 2020 turned out not to be a running year for me but it still taught... Continue Reading →

Weekend Motivation 204

We had a not THAT terrible winter storm last Friday night and our power was out into Monday morning! Let me tell you I was NOT impressed! I am not a camper at all and 6 hours into the 54 hour outage I told everyone not to even bring up the idea of camping before... Continue Reading →

Weekend Motivation 203

It's an old saying but it's true and that's coming from a designated worrier! I do worry a lot less these days and over a much shorter time when I do. I think worrying is really a combination of worse case thinking and wasting valuable mental energy. That awful combination isn't good for anyone's mental... Continue Reading →

Weekend Motivation 203

Here we are going into season 3 of covid strong and 'celebrating' our second pandemic holiday season. Our little province has done well through most of the time but a poorly thought out self congratulatory university event has us pulling numbers that are on par with the worst numbers nationally since this has all begun.... Continue Reading →

Weekend Motivation 202

Best Christmas present ever! I wanted to give you all a bit of a life update but it's not enough for a full post and it's not all that dramatic. I'll probably still make it longer than it needs to be though. I wrote a little about this sort of thing, celebrating calm times, a... Continue Reading →

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