Author Archives: Oceans Edge

News, changes, woah….

So, I was diagnosed with Type2 Diabetes last Thursday … 1. this wasn’t particularly a shocking development to either myself or my husband (who was with me) why no surprise? because I’ve been overweight for probably nigh on 40 yrs, … Continue reading

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Market Day – Eggs Benedict

Geez, I haven’t updated in forever….. work, and new job applications and … Life getting in the way of art. However, part of being busy is work, and home from a looooong night shift I’m often keen for a hot … Continue reading

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Market Day Post – Cranberries

Riverview Farms has had a bumper crop of cranberries this year, and of course, I’m making the best of it. I love cranberries, their bright fresh taste gives you fresh fruit late into the year and they’re so easy to … Continue reading

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Market Day Post – it’s beginning to look a lot like Yuletide

First wee bit of decorating done, picked up a wonderful fresh evergreen wreath and got it all done up with a few bits and bobs and a wee string of lights….. I’m liking the results. Beautiful evergreen wreaths available from … Continue reading

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Thoughts about Paris…..

Depressing thought for this morning…… the attacks in Paris, even amongst moderates I know who are wise and circumspect and know “not all Muslims” see this event as affirmation that we need to keep up the pressure on Syria and … Continue reading

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and the day dawned damp cold and breezy…

But I still love fall weekends, even when they don’t have that glorious late year sunshine. Thanksgiving weekend is always a bit of the embodiment of all that is marvellous and wonderous in autumn. Because I’ve never worked a traditional … Continue reading

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Letting someone else do the cooking… and the brewing.

Since we moved to Nova Scotia, James and I haven’t been doing a lot of dining out. We used to go out for dinner quite regularly – as in a weekly date night. However, truth be told it got to … Continue reading

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Adventures in plums

Essentially we have 2 kinds in the house. Larger elongated purple plums bought from the local grocery store, but locally grown, they’re quite sweet and, for the most part, free stone. And smaller, more like very large grapes, purple plums … Continue reading

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A quickie…. just to let you know I’m not dead….

Oh my – we’ve been crazy busy, I’ve barely had time to click a few ‘share’ buttons over on Facebook these last few weeks let alone actually write blog posts. Lord knows I owe a few … like how the … Continue reading

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A Market Day Post – Not at the market, but here’s what we’re doing today …

I’ve been working a lot of hours the past couple weeks covering other staff’s vacation time, so with only one day off – today – I decided, much as I hate to miss a market, to stay home and catch … Continue reading

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And now for something completely different…

One thing I haven’t talked about much here on this blog is cars. Oh I mention them on occasion but never much in depth. One of the things that James and I share, is a fondness for things automotive. Now, … Continue reading

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Market Day …. In Spring a Young Girl’s heart turns to thoughts of …

Greenery. It’s been a long cold winter here in the wilds of Nova Scotia, and spring has been long late and cold in coming. There’s still not a lot of growing stuff to celebrate yet. Still the desire to get … Continue reading

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A cooking interlude…

On the heels of last week’s lost philosophical / political post, I am going to make a serious effort to recreate it, but in the meantime we’re taking a little break to talk about cooking. Normally Sunday would be a … Continue reading

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In which I ramble on endlessly about many things…

Yes, it’s been two weeks since I sat down and put words into some kind of a cohesive order here. I have about a half a dozen notes here on my desktop about ‘blog posts I should be writing’, or … Continue reading

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A state of The Plan® address..

I know I know.. I already did a ‘Polar Bear Season’ post, and a ‘New Year’s’ post another navel gazing post is just too much! Too bad. Gonna do it anyway. I was trying to explain to someone recently how … Continue reading

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Happy New Year

… And a bright and shiny new year full of promise and possibility awakens, (complete with the first proper big fluffy flakes winter wonderland snowfall of the season). Seems like every year we seem all too glad to kick the … Continue reading

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To warm a winter’s night – a Market Day post

Another Market Day has come and gone, and this time of year root veg is the name of the game. Admttedly this past week has been unseasonably warm but it’s still chill enough to crave thick rich warm soups. So … Continue reading

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Something to make you smile….

I don’t get to meet and greet pilots, or hang out at airports, or even hug the puppies or see the smiling faces… But this news story from CBC Ottawa, tells all the reasons I love the work I do … Continue reading

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A plug for your nickle..

The marvellous organization I work with – Pilots N Paws Canada is asking for your support in the Aviva Fund Challenge …. 15 days of voting, you have one vote each day… Help us help the animals?

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Well now….

I know it’s been over a month since I last updated….. it might be a while more. We are, now, as broke as I’ve ever been. We’ve made every effort over the last 2 years to keep this day from … Continue reading

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Mornings with CBC Radio3

heheh…. I *love* this… The David Bowie Paper Doll If that doesn’t float your boat, try a little Freddie Mercury in a Habs Hat But in other news…. I feel old. Looked this morning at the full line up for … Continue reading

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I love clever advertising…

this is brilliant..

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Fingers crossed…

I think the interview this morning went well … but then I’m never *sure* about these things. Despite the familiarity with the questions, I did struggle with at least one key point “Can you give an example of a time … Continue reading

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… and

Ooooooooooo and I almost forgot… There’s a shiny new website… Arthcwtch is home, right now it’s the hub of all our various activities, as it grows we’ll add friends and neighbours and interesting things in. (and I’m terribly proud of … Continue reading

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Polar Bear Season the 2014 Edition.

Well life continues on here…. fall has arrived, as usual I’m moody and melancholy, but not in a bad way, just in a grey fall being reflective way. Yep, it’s Polar Bear Season again. Usually major life changes, switches in … Continue reading

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