It’s May!

Well it looks like I missed April completely! I must have been busy.   Most of our snow has (finally) left us. ¬†For a while it was replaced with that boot-sucking mud. One afternoon, knowing that the path to the … Continue reading

Out Like a Lion

Surely there is more to talk about than the weather. Our recent 2-day Spring storm sure felt more like a winter storm. Here in Kempt Head the Nor-Easter brought us 91 km/hr winds, over 20 cm of snow and some … Continue reading

Spring has returned!

Spring has officially arrived here at Seaweed and Sod Farm. It started out as a sunny day but now it is chilly and gray and Environment Canada is predicting snow, freezing rain and rain for this evening and tonight so … Continue reading

Catching up.

It is now March and this wild winter continues on. Congratulations for making it this far! Spring is <finally> on the horizon.   Since it is March it is high time that I get back into blogging mode.   I … Continue reading


Yes, I know. I missed last week. A weekly blog can sneak up on a person but in my defense, I was crazy busy with B&B guests!   I am pleased with Augusts’ numbers. We hosted a total of twenty-one … Continue reading

Petrified Wood 101

Today I want to talk to you about petrified wood.   Petrified Wood: from the Greek root petro meaning “rock” or “stone”; literally “wood turned into stone” (Wikipedia)     What the heck does petrified wood have to do with … Continue reading


It is a beautiful sunny and breezy Sunday afternoon here in Kempt Head and it is blogging time again.   I just finished answering an e-mail to a guest who is booked to come in later next week. She wanted … Continue reading

In Memory Of …

There once was a man. He was a husband, father, son, brother, uncle, friend, co-worker, neighbour and volunteer. He was also so much more. He was a unique individual that left his mark on every single person he encountered. I … Continue reading

Day Tripping – Fortress of Louisbourg

I started this blog on June 3 and had every intention of getting it posted within a couple of days. That did not happen. Apparently, today is the day. June 3 – The leaves have popped out, the grass is … Continue reading


I have recently been recruited by our local dragon boat team – the MammoWarriors. Besides paddling, this team spends a great deal of time fundraising for the Cape Breton Cancer Patient Care Fund. They are fun bunch of women who … Continue reading