Salt Marsh Trail – 2011

Revisiting the Salt Marsh Trail. This time we decided to hike the Salt Marsh Trail in summer. The forecast called for 29°C, so we left early and started our 2 hours hike at 9:30 am when it was still pleasant. […]

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 […]

Maynard Lake – September 2002

Maynard 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 […]

Halifax – Toronto – Zurich … Let’s Go

June 12/2002 Our trip begins in Halifax, Nova Scotia at the International airport. The population of Halifax is around 350,000 roughly equal to the population of Zurich, Switzerland with 343,000. On September 11, 2001 over 40 airplanes were parked on […]

Some Facts About Canada

I currently live in Canada. Here is some information about the country. Location: Northern North America, bordering the North Atlantic Ocean and North Pacific Ocean, north of the conterminous US Geographic coordinates: 60 00 N, 95 00 W Area: 9,976,140 […]

Some Facts About Nova Scotia

I currently live in Nova Scotia, Canada and here are some facts about the province. Nova Scotia is Latin for New Scotland Area: 21,425 sq mi (55,491 sq km), located in Eastern Canada. The sea defines Nova Scotia. No matter […]

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 […]