July 7, 2014

Shelburne, a historic loyalist town and the Ross-Thomson House

With the 4th of July in the rear view mirror, stateside we just celebrated Independence Day, but have you ever wondered what happened to those living in New England that supported King George and the English troops? It is hard to imagine what it would have been like to keep living in the area after […]

Charlotte Lane a refeshing stop in a historic town

Charlotte Lane is a bit whimsy, charming and chocked with great food. One of the best aspects on being on a travel trip is the food and that is certainly true of Chef Roland Glauser, a Swiss chef who immigrated to Shelburne, Nova Scotia. Chef Roland and his wife Kathleen who is also part of […]

White Point, a place to revive the soul

The ocean laps at the shore of White Point, a resort that was established in 1928. The beauty of the water coming ashore is enough to hypnotize you as you sit on the deck at White Point looking out at the cerulean blue of the Atlantic Ocean. Donna Hachey-Hatt, the Marketing Manager for White Point […]

Hank Snow's Hometown Museum, RCA's longest recording star

Loving country music the Hank Snow Home Town Museum struck a chord with me. I enjoyed the glitter of costumes and his story about overcoming many obstacles in his life including a rough childhood and the poverty of the Great Depression. Born in Liverpool on May 9, 1914, information from the museum surprised me with […]

Classic Calender celebrates 25 Years at Penfield IL

  For anyone that loves antique tractors, John Harvey’s Classic Tractor Fever Calendar has probably been a mainstay in your home over the years. This year at the Historic Farm Days in Penfield, Illinois, they are celebrating the 25th Anniversary of the calendar with a banquet, a gigantic birthday cake, door prizes and an auction […]