Search Results for JoDee Samuelson

Walk at low tide

Life is proceeding full-tilt in the Cove. We’re getting the old Schoolhouse ready for summer, we’re potting plants for the Perennial Sale, and exchanging recipes for the Rhubarb Social.  It’s…

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Spectacles

We were driving home past Québec City on a gusty day in April, having been happily storm-stayed in Montréal, when the sky was filled with geese by the thousands—beautiful white…

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Sites of Spring

The big snowmelt has come and gone, and freshets have been replaced by puddles and more puddles. If you’re thinking about moving to the Island, visit now. My partner recalls…

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Poutine

Winter arrived overnight. One day the ground was bare and brown, the next it was white and sparkling. Snowploughs that had been impatiently standing by since November were out before…

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Morning walk

A sparkling morning, one of the shortest days of the year, sun low over the Strait, long blue shadows. Walking down to the Cove I turn to the woman beside…

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Making memories

For adults, December is the month of nostalgia, turning back the clock, reaching inwards and dusting off a whole lifetime of memories happy and sad. When I hang that blue…

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Autumn

Hundreds of geese flying overhead, loose and loud, not too concerned about V formations, healthy, independent, on their way here and there, a joy and a miracle, black wings a…

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Our little school

In September we celebrated the 200th anniversary of the founding of the Cove School—the 203rd anniversary, to be exact. How many institutions have existed on Prince Edward Island since 1820?…

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Clean ditches

It’s roadside clean-up month. It warms my cockles to see those yellow bags along the highways and byways: thank you, fellow Island beautifiers. If there was no litter and thus…

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Thermal Baths by JoDee Samuelson

Thermal baths

It’s good to be back in the Cove. Yes there is still snow along the edge of the woods and the potholes are worse than ever, but the bees are…

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