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Aggregation of selected recently-updated blogs, news feeds and tweets:

Monday April 23, 2018

07:00 Sunshine continues across PEI next few days.. »peistormchaser
Monday, April 23rd 7:00am.. An area of high pressure centered near Cape Cod this morning continues to drift to the east today passing south of NS early tomorrow. Sunshine and light winds will accompany this feature. Clouds will begin to … Continue reading
06:36 Worrier »Diary of a Squirrel

01:06 PEI legislature/budget drop/The Canadian Press »nathan rochford:blog

PEI legislature/budget drop/The Canadian Press

Sunday April 22, 2018

21:01 Searching For Glass »justpictureit
photo - Searching For Glass

Again, a person on my post. That is not my usual style. This is my son's gilrfriend and a bit of her dog Chiquita. We also had her inherited dog Bailey with us this cold day at the end of November.

19:01 Snow on trail »Pedaling PEI
16:47 News from Nowhere for April 22 »John Cairns Blog
I really don’t have a lot to say today so here are some links to the big stories happening lately: North Korea suspending nuke tests, shootings at Waffle House, the Barbara Bush funeral, and James Comey. I guess Coachella has been on as well. That’s all I’m writing about for now.
15:53 Another wise man said »Island Musings
I made the deadline, but in all honesty, for much of that build, the work was not very joyful. Many times that year, I had an old, uncomfortable feeling I couldn’t put my finger on. Then it dawned on me. I inadvertently invited the misery of time to come join me in the shop as&ellipsis;Read the full post »
08:32 Sunshine expected next few days across PEI.. »peistormchaser
Sunday, April 22nd 8:30am... A large area of high pressure is currently located across Quebec/Ontario and New England and is drifting eastward. This feature will bring sunshine and light winds to the Maritimes over the next few days. Skies will … Continue reading
08:14 Pass the munchies »Island Musings
Sit back and enjoy.

Saturday April 21, 2018

21:01 Into the Deep »justpictureit
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I am loving this new Bettye Lavette album of Bob Dylan songs.

20:01 Seagulls »Pedaling PEI
19:23 A Year of Changing Consumption - Environmental Impact »Simplify & Save - Blog Save & Simplify
To celebrate Earth Day!  Let's commit to changing our habits for the better. There has been a lot of discussion of late on how we as consumers can change our habits to improve the environmental impact.  From replacing plastic bags with paper or cloth to the straws in restaurants question.  I've decided to take every opportunity to change my habits and anything of interest I'll post to this blog.  Big in the media lately, the message is clear - Stop using plastic! T [...]
10:52 I enjoyed this article / opinion »Island Musings
A little North Country musing.
10:22 An odd flashback »Island Musings
My maternal grandparents were hard rock New England farmers. My conscious exposure to them was probably the early 50s to mid 60s. They were devout christians who believed in hard work and little else. I remember when my grandfather brought a TV to the farm house. My grandmother mandated it would only be allowed in&ellipsis;Read the full post »
09:02 Is this news? »Island Musings
Researchers at Washington State University report on 500 cannabis consumers, “On average, they found, people’s ratings (on a one to 10 scale) of their depression, anxiety, and stress dropped by at least 50 percent within four hours of inhaling cannabis.” Full study
08:57 Cool weekend expected for PEI.. »peistormchaser
Saturday, April 21st 9:00am…The system that gave the snow to the island yesterday is now located just NE of Newfoundland and continues to pull away. A large area of high pressure centered south of Lake Superior will drift SE passing … Continue reading

Friday April 20, 2018

21:01 New and Old »justpictureit
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Above: A new cat in my life - Lucy Below: An old cat in my life - Chicky Bella I can not imagine better duo material than these two for this song.

12:15 Bell Mumbai »Island Musings
Does anyone know a LOCAL service number to call? My service is dead and my experience with their toll free number has been unsatisfactory. I seem to have interrupted lunch time or something in India. It is hard to feel confident when the phone is answered with an abrupt HELLO and clearly a mouth full&ellipsis;Read the full post »
11:33 Crimson Nanxa Demon »The Monkey Rodeo
I finally got to do a proper shoot using a new prosthetic yesterday, the makeup was pretty straightforward and the shoot itself was just a wandering about town sort or deal.

09:12 Periods of snow or flurries expected today across PEI.. »peistormchaser
Friday, April 20 9:00am.. Rain developed yesterday evening across the island as a low pressure system approached from the US mid Atlantic coast. The rain changed over to snow just after midnight as temperatures cooled. This weather system is now … Continue reading
06:52 Burger L❤️ve - The Good Old Days »Diary of a Squirrel
Are you nostalgic for the good old days? Simpler times? Me too. Except for the sexism, racism, homophobia, and the smoking everywhere.

Thursday April 19, 2018

21:01 Load of cans / bottles »Pedaling PEI
21:01 Mixture »justpictureit
photo - Mixture

I played an old video of Lennie Gallant earlier in the week. Here he is a few decades later. The link is a different one than Tuesday's. For the last couple of years he had a summer stage show which was very popular. I took an Acadian friend who was visiting and we both enjoyed the show very much. Lennie's sister Karen is a visual artist who I also know and she did the paintings that are the projected background for the stage/show.

14:05 2018 Summer Festival Roundup »Welcome PEI!
Summer will soon be in full swing and that means a steady lineup of events will keep your toes tapping and your bellies full! Mark your calendars PEI. 2018 is going to be one great festival season! Festival of Small Halls For 15 days in June, lap up the lush rural surroundings of … More
13:42 Community Notices »Women's Equality PEI
Welcome to our Community Events and Notices E-News for Thursday, April 19, 2018 New listings this week: 1) New Family Law Publications in Various Languages! 2) Sacred Water Film Screening – Correction to Last Week’s Notice 3) PEIBWA Activities 4) “Square” Dance 5) Celebrate Earth Day with Music 6) Earth Day Walk 7) Join Our […]
11:01 MacNevin House, Brae »P.E.I. Heritage Buildings
11:01 Old Homestead, Milburn »P.E.I. Heritage Buildings
10:45 Rain/snow and cool temps expected across PEI today/tonight/tomorrow. »peistormchaser
Thursday, April 19th 10:45am… Good morning.. Been out of the loop weather wise for the past 7 days or so, although I was watching the weather from the beach in Punta Cana. Time to get caught up.. An elongated trough … Continue reading

Wednesday April 18, 2018

22:46 BNN Bloomberg launches April 30; spells end to Vancouver’s TSN 1410 »John Cairns Blog
So the news from Canadian media is that BNN and Bloomberg have joined forces and their combined business news channel will launch April 30. This is actually a move that was announced some time ago and gives BNN exclusive rights to Bloomberg TV programming in Canada. However I should point out Bloomberg was technically already...
22:01 Looking for Property »justpictureit
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Again, from PEI, Rose Cousins:

12:04 Mechano for mayor »Island Musings
I just read that in a city in Japan a robot is legitimately running for mayor, promising logic and fairness for all. I probably should not say what I am thinking.
12:02 How much bandwidth »Island Musings
Over the years that I have had the DSLas my high-speed Internet I have tracked my monthly bandwidth usage-simply as a matter of curiosity. Over the years our little household has averaged around 7 gigs a month. Since changing service providers to Xplornet our monthly average over three months has been around 200 gigs.
11:53 Getting wiser »Island Musings
What if you could instantly search over 100,000 books (and growing) as a reference tool? Now you can. Try it. This morning I was looking for the source of a phrase I heard and within a heartbeat I had the answer. This has the potential of being a valuable resource.
11:02 Teal We Meet Again... »Rose Chintz Cottage
10:58 What matters »Island Musings
Someplace I read the phrase, “Put your energy into something that matters”. That phrase resonated with me but I would reword it as, “put your energy into something that matters to you-not something you have be told should matter“.
10:01 Old Barn, Brae »P.E.I. Heritage Buildings
06:51 Peaches goes to Hollywood »Diary of a Squirrel

01:00 A bad last few days for deaths: Art Bell, Harry Anderson and now Barbara Bush »John Cairns Blog
RIP to all of them. BREAKING: Longtime radio host Art Bell has died at his Pahrump home, the Nye County Sheriff’s Office said — Las Vegas RJ (@reviewjournal) April 14, 2018 'Night Court' star Harry Anderson, 65, found dead in home — CP24 (@CP24) April 17, 2018 Remembering Barbara Bush. 1925-2018

Tuesday April 17, 2018

22:01 Watery Wednesday »justpictureit
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An old one from 2011. Can you see the ducks just above the center pond?

09:26 Impaired Driver - Female Arrested - Bambrick Drive »Charlottetown Police Police Reports
Charlottetown Police Services received a complaint Monday afternoon regarding a vehicle driving on the soccer fields at the Sherwood Soccer Complex. Police located the suspect vehicle and determined that the driver was impaired. A 19 year old female was arrested and charged with impaired operation of a motor vehicle. The accused will be appearing in Provincial Court at a later date. Charlottetown Police Services encourage the public to report any instances of impaired driving...Call 911.
09:17 Redux »PEI History Guy
G’day there! Well it’s been, uh…well, quite awhile. Pretty near a year, by my count. So how’ve you been? Good? I’ve been doing pretty well myself – busy busy, mind you, but otherwise fine. The past eleven months have passed... Continue Reading →

Monday April 16, 2018

22:01 A Year Ago »justpictureit
photo - A Year Ago

I played a PEI singer, Rose Cousins a couple of weeks ago. Here's another Islander, also an old friend, Lennie Gallant, with a fun video, home-made film style.

12:43 Today my phone rang »Island Musings
It was my Internet service provider. They were calling, in their words, “just to see if everything was OK”. As I had a service call a month or so back they were following up to make sure all was well. All is well. My provider is Xplornet using LTE technology.