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Traveling Musicians

Posted on May 22, 2015 - Filed Under Electronics, Entertainment, shopping, This Town, Travel | Leave a Comment

We’ve had some traveling musicians at our store recently and since we were the only store opened at that time , they decided to drop in and check out some musical stuff that we have in our store.  I guess when you are  on the road  this much, you can’t possibly order musical stuff you […]

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Vacation Time

Posted on August 27, 2013 - Filed Under Business, Holidays, kids, Life, shopping, Travel | Leave a Comment

Last week of summer vacation for the kids around here and we were to travel to PEI but weather doesn’t seems to be permitting at this point of time.  No point going to PEI when it’s going to rain the entire week that we are going to be there right?  We were all prepared to […]

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Investing In Homes For Rent

Posted on November 20, 2012 - Filed Under Business, Holidays, Life, Travel | Leave a Comment

Many people that we’ve come to become friends with at the store are into investing in homes for rent not only here in town but away.  My friends from home asked me all the time about investing in properties in this town because one of them uses  homes for rent fayetteville nc  where owners and […]

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$21M From Dexter For Ferry

Posted on September 7, 2012 - Filed Under Amused, Business, Life, This Country, This Town, Travel | Leave a Comment

Definitely good news for the town if we finally see a ferry running from USA to Yarmouth – for we really do need the ferry and not only Yarmouth that’s for sure.  This town and our neighboring ones have seen many loses, not only in jobs but businesses have had been closing its door – […]

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Movie Versus Rental

Posted on August 26, 2012 - Filed Under Business, Entertainment, This Town, Travel | 1 Comment

We were up in Halifax to help a friend out and to get some stuff done – and we caught a movie in the theater because we rarely go for a movie – not even when we are in town.  An adult ticket cost like $11.50 and a kid’s ticket is like $9.00.  We had […]

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Back From Vacation

Posted on July 11, 2012 - Filed Under Holidays, kids, Life, Travel | Leave a Comment

We are back from our family business vacation – in Dieppe, New Brunswick – my cousin got married to a wonderful girl in Moncton.  The hotel we stayed in was very nice – no  log bed  but they had a king size bed for us and a sofa bed for the kid although the kid […]

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Family Business

Posted on July 5, 2012 - Filed Under Business, Travel | Leave a Comment

Yes! we have some family business to attend to and we leave today for New Brunswick for the next 5 days but not to worry – Gary will be around to help you – at the usual opening times.  We will be back!

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Our Little Paradise In Greece

Posted on March 31, 2012 - Filed Under Amused, Holidays, kids, Life, Travel | Leave a Comment

15 years ago, the wife and her family had invested in a little property in Greece but we never got a chance to get out there because of business.   This year we hope to visit this little island that we’ve seen in so many pictures of – taken by the outlaw’s family who had […]

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Wedding In January

Posted on December 11, 2011 - Filed Under Health, Insurance, kids, Life, Travel, Weather | Leave a Comment

Canadians knows that January could be the worst time to travel but the spouse’s friend who lives in Toronto is having her wedding in January.  They have been friends since they were in college and it’s only right that we attend her wedding since she won’t have relatives in Canada – you see she comes […]

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Summer Road Trips

Posted on July 11, 2011 - Filed Under Business, Finances, Life, shopping, Travel | Leave a Comment

Our extended family was down from Ontario for a visit with their RV – and they were down in Hectanooga at their lodge last weekend.  This is a new RV that they had bought last year when rv financing was at its best rate – I too was tempted to get one – but because […]

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Smoke Store

Posted on May 19, 2011 - Filed Under shopping, This Town, Travel | Leave a Comment

We do have a smoke store in town – but I haven’t been in there yet – because from what I’ve heard they don’t really sell cigars or cigarettes like the humidor .  The spouse always sends some cigars to her ex-boss from Spain every year for his birthday and I was hoping to get […]

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Attracting Customers To Come Downtown

Posted on May 16, 2011 - Filed Under Amused, Business, shopping, This Country, This Town, Travel | Leave a Comment

As you all know – downtown business are already having a hard time attracting people to come downtown to shop.  Unlike in Japan where they have the street closed on the weekend in Harajuku where anyone and everyone can dress up in whatever ways they want – so people – from locals to tourists flocked […]

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No Ferry For Yarmouth For 2011

Posted on December 29, 2010 - Filed Under Business, Finances, Ranting, This Country, This Town, Travel | Leave a Comment

Although we were not directly affected by the loss of the ferry last year – we still feel lost and defeated with the news as soon as we got into the store today.  Mr. Churchill announced on Facebook that there will be no ferry for 2011  – because no one had a sustainable plan nor […]

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An Early Christmas Gift From A Customer

Posted on December 6, 2010 - Filed Under Amused, Business, This Town, Travel | Leave a Comment

We received an early Christmas gift from a long time customer of ours – she just came back from New York on a business trip and because she knows we missed our Krispy Kreme donuts – she brought some and carried it all the way back from New York for us.  How awesome is that!  […]

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