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Ellen & Dan’s Excellent Adventure in Nova Scotia – Day 7

August 6th, 2010 · No Comments · travel

We started our penultimate day on our Nova Scotia adventure by going to the Cows manufacturing plant where they make cheese, most recently butter, and most important what is considered by a number of sources the best ice cream in the world, www.cows.ca. We took the tour along with a number of other visitors, including […]

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Ellen & Dan’s Excellent Adventure in Nova Scotia – Day 5

August 5th, 2010 · No Comments · travel

Today was our transition from the first part of our trip, in Cape Breton Island, to Prince Edwards Island. Interestingly when we asked people in Cape Breton about PEI, they almost always said that it was pretty nice but they rarely visited there. One person described PEI as a potato field surrounded by water which […]

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Ellen and Dan’s Excellent Adventure in Nova Scotia – Day 2

August 1st, 2010 · No Comments · travel

Today was in large part a vist to the Fortress of Louisbourg, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fortress_of_Louisbourg. Breakfast at the Louisbourg Harbour Inn was great, if you are in Louisbourg, recommend going there. You drive over to near Fortress Louisbourg and park at the visitor’s office. There you catch a bus which takes you to the Fortress.

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Ellen and Dan’s Excellent Adventure in Nova Scotia – Day 1

August 1st, 2010 · No Comments · travel

Ellen had long expressed an interest in visiting Prince Edwards Island, the site of the Anne of Green Gables stories, and nearly Nova Scotia. I had always heard it was a very beautiful place to visit, the high’s were going to be in the 70’s, not the 90’s, and going would be consistent with my […]

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Serenity On The Yangtze

July 21st, 2009 · No Comments · 2009 china solar eclipse, Firefly, Serenity, travel

For those who have come in late to the story, I am a member of what some might call a cult that worships Firefly and Serenity.  Firefly was a TV show created by Joss Whedon, who among other things was the creator of Buffy the Vampire Slayer, which lasted less than one season. It was […]

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