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What Lives in a Pond

BY Ty (age 6)

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Ask A LaHave River Ferryman 1

Robert Niford Robert, 57, has lived in the area his whole life. He started as a part-time ferryman two months ago. Before that he was a fisherman. Roberts says that the ferry is a good place for newcomers to ask directions. Robert recommends swimming at the beaches—including some accessible only by boat—and fishing off of […]

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~Gull~

BY Marnie Troyer The LaHave Craft Co-op

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Grey Hair

BY Rebecca Roher www.RebeccaRoherArt.blogspot.ca

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Obsolete Cartoons 2

BY Sean Skerry www.Skerry.ca

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From Calgary to Crousetown: the disappearance of Jay Crocker

BY Klarka Weinwurm Jay Crocker moved to Crousetown, Nova Scotia a couple of years ago with his partner and two young kids, to get out of Calgary. They knew a couple of people here, the land was cheap and they decided to just go for it. “There’s a staggering difference between Calgary and Crousetown.” In Calgary, […]

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Thought of the Day

“…from the sky, from the earth, from a scrap of paper, from a passing shape, from a spider’s web…we must pick out what is good for us where we can find it.” —Pablo Picasso Painting: Mediterranean Landscape, 1952 by Pablo Picasso Submitted by Monika Benker www.HillTop-Farm.ca

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Five Birches Waltz by Jude Pelley

We’re proud to present sheet music from local West Dublin songwriter and musician Jude Pelley in our second issue. Jude is part of Pennybrook and you can listen to the Five Birches Waltz on their Bandcamp and visit their site for upcoming tour dates. In case our print copy was too small, you can download the original […]

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The School Beat 2

BY Leif Helmer Last issue we explored the idea of a new community school for our area to replace the elementary schools at Petite and Pentz. Indeed, late last month the South Shore Regional School Board put forward a business case for such a school. The board is proposing a community hub school for the […]

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May is International Doula Month

BY Tara Jaskowiak The word ‘doula’ comes from the ancient Greek, meaning ‘a woman who serves’. A doula is an amazing support to a family going through such an incredible life transition. Studies have shown that when doulas attend birth, labours are shorter with fewer complications, babies are healthier and they breastfeed more easily. Doulas […]

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