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What’s a Felsenmeer, Anyway?

Felsenmeer Gros Morne

Felsenmeer is a word with German origins. It means ocean of rocks or sea of stones. When Glenda  and I came back home to Newfoundland in 2005 we looked for a word that would be unusual or even unique, that we could use to label our activities and property. So our summer place in Trouty, Trinity […]

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Trouty with the Grand-Kiddies

Glenda  and I have been in Trouty since June 30 with Charlotte and Spencer…without their parents! We have been having a great time and they seem to be enjoying it lots. We went to Trinity for Canada Day celebrations but the outdoor things were rained out. We had hot dogs and pie inside. The Canada […]

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Life in St. John’s and Trouty June 2018

There’s a new Bosnian (Balkan) Restaurant opened in St. John’s. On Cookstown Road where it intersect LeMarchant Road. Glenda  and I have been to Bosnia and Croatia many times. We love it there and love the food, so we were delighted when we heard of Balkan Kitchen opening. The make cevapi and Sopska salad just […]

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Why Am I Blogging?

Blogging is an interesting thing. Generally, the idea is that your writing and photos are so interesting and compelling you will get a following of people who not only read your blog,  but enjoy reading it, and wait in anticipation of your next installment.  I can’t see that happening to my blog … and I’m […]

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Home to Lisa has arrived

Home to Liza | Author Marshall Godwin

DRC Publishing tells me they have received Home to Liza from the printer. It has gone to DownHome for distributing, so should be available soon in bookstores. I will get copies from DRC when I get home next week and it will be available for purchase from me on my website. Glenda  and I are still […]

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A Hike in Goderich

Glenda and I did a hike on the Menesetung Bridge/Tiger Dunlop Trail in Goderich yesterday. There is a great series of hiking trails around Goderich, and parks for the kids and a fantastic beach. Those things, along with the well designed town (Circle in the Square etc), is probably what got in named the most […]

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Wow! Enlightenment

I’m up at 5 a.m. as I often am. That’s when I write. I notice I have three comments on my blog. Exciting, I think to my self… somebody is actually read it! … a family member and two people I had not connected with for decades. This is great. So anybody who wants to […]

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