Day Monday was lovely. Sailboats plied the bay, the Posties had the day
off and the NSLC workers were on a beach somewhere with all the
bankers. I cleaned toilets and made beds, Elaine at the Rope Loft washed dishes. Maybe that's why they call it "Labour" day as a nod to those of us in the hostility industry.
really feels like fall! I am missing the heat of summer. I poked my
nose down the well last night-oh la la.If there's a trout in there, he's
swimming in the shallow end. We need rain.
This Week in Chester
Thursday evening the Chester Legion is holding registration (upstairs)
for budding Sea Cadets from ages 12-18 at 6:30 pm. Cadets will meet on
following Thursday evenings from 6:30 to 9:15 pm at the Legion. This is
an exciting program for males and females. It is much more than just
drills and marching. Cadets enjoy many different activities including
sailing, summer training, music, biathlon, sports, marksmanship and
more.There are no fees for joining, uniforms, travel, training or
Friday the meat and pie boys are
back at the Farmer's Market at the Parade Square from 2-5pm. The produce
boys are there as well and it's tomato season! Get down there and
purchase some of those red rubies.Tomatoes have been proven to offset
all your other vices- get a big bag. Eat - repeat.
This month new
featured artists will be showcasing their works at the Train Station
Gallery. Stop by and see the works of Paulette Melanson and Sharon Boyd
from 10-4pm daily.
Chester Harbour Yoga & Massage Therapy
fall yoga classes begin September 9th through October 30th. There is a
new Beginners class on Tuesdays at 6pm. Flexibility is not a requirement
to begin but may be a consequence. To register call Leigh @
above photo is the work of Jim Smith of Nova Scotia Folk Pottery on
Duke Street, as a nod to the anniversary of the Titanic sinking.
On Saturday at 2pm the Chester Playhouse presents "Living Titanic" a musical memoir of Nova Scotia's only survivor, Hilda Mary Slayter. Living
Titanic is a story of survival focusing on the human kindness,
strength, heroism and even humour in the face of disaster. Hilda,
portrayed by Rosalee Peppard, enacts a musical memoir of her life, from
her debutante years in Halifax, embarking on a singing career in Europe
and her life changing experience aboard RMS Titanic. Rosalee Peppard
is a maritime musical oral "herstorian" who transcribes an authentic
echo of the voices of maritime Canadian women through interviews and
research. She turns their stories into songs and shares them powerfully,
usually in couturier costumes. She has recorded three albums and has
received two Dr. Helen Creighton Folklore Research Awards and a
Colchester Heritage Award for her outgoing contribution to maritime oral
You know you're getting older when you have to find your glasses to make scrambled eggs.