June 25, 2014

Fisheries Museum of the Atlantic paints a picture of the past

The Fisheries Museum of the Atlantic is located in the former Lunenburg Fish Factory. The museum features the history of fishing on the Atlantic Coast of Canada. I was part of a group of travel writer’s that was able to visit this historic museum along the port. The museum guides are retired fishermen and experienced […]

Ironworks Distillery retains charm of former blacksmith shop

I was drawn to Nova Scotia and especially the town of Lunenburg in part because of the historic beauty of the area. When I visited Ironworks Distillery with the Nova Scotia travel writers, I was impressed by the way owners Pierre Guevremont and Lynne MacKay preserved the integrity of the blacksmith shop they chose to […]

Big Idaho Potato Truck tour

When my daughter who works for the American Heart Association called me up and asked me if I would like to go to Champaign to cover the Big Idaho Potato Truck for Farm World, I couldn’t imagine what I would see. In my wildest imagination I never pictured the semi trailer with a potato in […]