“Go small, go simple, go now!”

“Live in the sunshine, swim the sea, drink the wild air” 

~Ralph Waldo Emerson

FALLS LAKE

FALLS LAKE

So here we are on our third ‘camping’ outing of the season, but this time we left the home on wheels turtle life behind for a family weekend in a rustic cabin in the Annapolis Valley. We have become accustomed to having everything we need close at hand in RED II, and...

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FIVE ISLANDS

FIVE ISLANDS

Our second camping adventure was even more enjoyable that the first, if that’s possible.  After seeing the amazing rock formations and sea caves of the Ovens Nature Park, F bought himself a book on local geology.  As it turned out this new location at Five Islands...

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THE OVENS

THE OVENS

Well folks, we finally extracted ourselves from our little camping at home location.  Provincial and private camp grounds have been allowed to open here with some restrictions.  We had booked this first place a while ago for the May long weekend and they are now...

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THE SWEET LIFE

THE SWEET LIFE

I suppose you thought you would see us in our new camp site didn’t you? We are in a ‘new’ camping location but not where we had expected to be this week.  Camp grounds, federal, provincial as well as private are still closed because of our current COVID situation....

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FIRST CAMP-OUT

FIRST CAMP-OUT

This isn’t what I thought it would.  No not at all. But there you have it.  We, in our little home on the east coast in the province that everyone was calling the ‘safest place’ in North America (if not the whole world...although I think New Zealand can claim that...

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SPRING BREAK

SPRING BREAK

Well!  If the kids can have their spring break than so can we...even if it was just an over-nighter.  An offer to join friends at a cabin right on the ocean’s edge was far too good to decline. There’s still the dreaded virus among us but our friends are part of our...

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SPRINGING FORWARD

SPRINGING FORWARD

“The earth has music for those who listen” March is here. One of my favourite months. When winter is less wintery.  When things planted last year begin to poke boldly through the still cold ground. If they can be so optimistic then for sure so can I.  After all, the...

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The DEPTH of WINTER

The DEPTH of WINTER

“In the depth of winter, I finally learned that within me there lay an invincible summer.”~ Albert Camus   I got to thinking that I should post pictures of snow for you, at the same time bring you all up to date.  We brag to friends and family from away,...

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CHRISTMAS by the SEA – 2020 style

CHRISTMAS by the SEA – 2020 style

Welcome folks from away. So glad you stopped by for an update. This will be our fourth Christmas at RED by the Sea!  Already!  How is it possible that time has flown by so quickly?  Yes we are busy old retirees.  At least one of us would insist not old at all.  We’ll...

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