Sunday Morning Coffee

Sunday mornings I usually grab a coffee and take time to catch-up on some stories I may not have had time to read throughout the week…I thought you might enjoy them as well.

Beached whale saved by more than 100 Nova Scotians in spontaneous rescue effort- The Globe and Mail

One little tweet send out New Year’s Day asking if anyone could help with a beached whale on Rainbow Haven Beach…resulted in many coming out in the cold temperatures to help. Is this a feel-good story or what? 🙂

 

City Slickers to Profitable Farmers- The Old Walsh Farm

 

I love reading these stories. Sometimes I think I want chickens…or maybe a few small animals…but then I think…maybe I’ll just read about them instead. 😉 Lots of practical tips in this story for anyone who’s ever thought of going into farming…big or small.

“They knew NOTHING about homesteading or farming. They didn’t grow up on a farm. They didn’t have any sort of farming education. Heck, they had never even raised a chicken.

This is an almost unbelievable story about how Jason Beaton and Stephanie Robertson of Maplehurst Farms fell “ass backwards”, as they like to say, into farming…..And SUCCEEDED!”  Read more here….City Slickers to Profitable Farmers

You Could Work Here!

Canada Day Coordinator- Town of Bridgewater

Ohhh…this could be a perfect part-time position for someone who has experience event planning or fundraising.

Working with the Director of Parks, Recreation and Culture and the Canada Day Committee, the Canada Day Coordinator is responsible for a variety of tasks related to the planning, and implementation of the “Canada Day of the LaHave” event including coordinating vendors, demonstrations, programs and entertainment, liaising with volunteers, undertaking administrative tasks related to the work of the committee, fundraising, and developing partnerships with local business and organizations.

The position offers a flexible schedule (average of 11 hours per week, with increased hours closer to the event date) and the option to work from a home-based office. The successful incumbent must be available to attend evening committee meetings.

Town of Bridgewater – Canada Day Coordinator

You Could Live Here!

2557 Cornwall Road, Middle Cornwall Nova Scotia

OK…if the story above about starting a little homestead/farm got you going…you might want to check this out! Wood stoves…claw foot tub…wood floors and open beam ceilings….oh my…so much potential for this beautiful property…I love it!

“20 Acres to live the country lifestyle you have only imagined and with high speed internet. This very private peaceful setting is tucked off the road. Private trails for you and your four legged friends to roam to the Caribou waterway which flows into Little Mush a Mush borders the back of the property. Two ponds situated on the property to enjoy nature steps away. To complete this picture perfect package is a 1.5 storey 3 bedroom , 2 bath lovingly maintained home.” 

This property is listed with Karen Scott of Exit Realty Inter Lake.

Enjoy the day!

 

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