Author Archives: onenotsoboredhousewife

A bike lane and a bus route walk into a bar….

It is a rough start to the morning, when you wake up and look out your window, and see traffic already at a stand still in front of your house. But what can easily make it just that much worse, … Continue reading

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Make like a tree and leave (the spray in the bottle), please?

  Does this look like a bunch of pests to you?

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Modern Day Agent Orange?

Glyphosate. It’s a really dirty word in many circles. We know that there are many conflicting reports on this herbicide, and some studies have been proven blatantly false, both for and against the product. But recently, during the first of … Continue reading

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Porter’s Privateers: Politics and Power Plants

Every so often we have a day that will stay in our minds and hearts for a long time, perhaps forever. Last Saturday was such a day for me. I met the Minas Passage in Nova Scotia for the first … Continue reading

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Fact or Fishin’ – Part Two – Every lobster for themselves

You can read the original Fact or fishin’ article here. Living in Nova Scotia can be downright bloody depressing at times. We have a beautiful province and loads of potential. People here are hard workers and entrepreneurs. Dreamers and doers. … Continue reading

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Don’t vote for the Liberals and they will get even…..

Thanks to Lisa for giving us more honesty to think about when we consider which Premier we should or should not elect next time…. – from Lisa Bond Monday, June 25th, 2018, is a day that will stick in my … Continue reading

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There will be #nopipe

On July 6, 2018, there will be a sight never seen before in Nova Scotia. There is promise that Pictou will be the centre of the broadest and most unique protest, spanning the land and the sea, bringing two factions … Continue reading

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Nova Scotia’s Liberal MLAs are having a block party, and some of us are not invited

Over the last year, a noticeable trend is occurring in certain ridings with regard to MLAs and their relationship with the public they represent. It stands out in a couple of ridings, more so than elsewhere. And it is not … Continue reading

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How much wood does a clear cutter cut, when a clear cutter cuts the wood?

A clear cutter cuts ALL the wood, when a clear cutter cuts the wood. Most Nova Scotians do not support this form of forestry at all. And we are slowly finding out how much it costs us. Recently, we learned … Continue reading

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Water, water everywhere, nor any drop to drink – Pipe Nightmares in Nova Scotia

I read the Rime of the Ancient Mariner many years ago in school, and we delved lightly into the innuendo and underlying message. I always remembered the albatross and the death ship, but only in these last years, did the … Continue reading

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