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The Ferry – Our Island’s Lifeline

I can still remember my very first trip to Tancook, it was with a combination of curiosity and excitement that I boarded the ferry for the very first time. It was fascinating to me that this boat transported anything and … Continue reading

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School Days – Summer for an Island Kid

I can still remember my first summer on Tancook in almost startling detail – it was literally the best summer of my whole life (so I’m pretty determined not to forget any of it). It was filled with long walks … Continue reading

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Ferry Facelift: The Ernst is having a little work done

Every Summer the Ernst goes away to have a facelift – we always miss it very much – the Scotian just isn’t the same … I even hear that it’s broken down today (not good when it’s the only way … Continue reading

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The island through the eyes of an Honorary Tancooker

On weekends I’m lucky enough to be home (that’s most – haha!), I usually spend my mornings (until the ferry gets in – that’s when the action for the day starts) sitting with my mom chatting about the week that’s … Continue reading

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Tancook in Winter: Snow Day!

There’s nothing much better than the smell of bacon cooking to wake you up on a Saturday morning – especially when you have big plans for a whole day spent in the freshly fallen snow. You see, on Tancook we … Continue reading

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Tancook in Winter

With a big winter storm bearing down on us here at home, I thought it fitting to share some images of Tancook in Winter. These pictures are from myself and island photographer Hillary Dionne. Happy Snow Day! Your island girl, … Continue reading

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Tancook Island Christmas Bird Count – The Results are in…

Every year during the holidays, volunteers throughout North America participate in the National Audubon Society’s Christmas Bird Count. The first annual bird count took place in the year 1900 and since then, thousands of people have participated in the event … Continue reading

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Wishing Stones is in the News!

Take a look at this great article detailing how the dream of Wishing Stones Studio and Gallery came to fruition. What a great island story. The combination of gallery, lending library, museum and gathering place makes for a fantastic destination … Continue reading

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Summer has come to an end…but Fall has just begun!

It’s with a twinge of sadness that I write this note…with a chill in the air, the leaves starting to turn and my sudden inability to find a parking spot on campus, I realize that Fall is upon us. With … Continue reading

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We survived Earl…and had a great time doing it!

When I woke Saturday morning because our house was shaking so dramatically in the wind that my bed was moving, I knew Hurricane Earl had arrived. The night before I had wondered if it really would come since it had … Continue reading

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