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Sharing the Tancook Secret

I find something stirring in me with the arrival of spring; and as I witness the experience of a few new friends being introduced to the island for the very first time. I’m reminded of how magical my introduction to … Continue reading

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As the island wakes up with the arrival of Spring …

The island feels as if it’s waking up, as it comes alive with the colors of spring. The grass is growing and the trees are budding, and everything is ever so green. Amidst all this, our flowering trees and plants … Continue reading

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One Fine Day

I thought to myself as I rode home from a Marketing Committee Meeting on my 4 wheeler (my only concern being how muddy my notebook might get strapped to the back) – now this…this is the life. I arrived at … Continue reading

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School Days – Why I like living on Tancook Island

Our house is located in what you might call “Downtown Tancook” – we live on a hill overlooking the wharf, and are in between the post office, school and rec center. This means that we see lots of activity on … Continue reading

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Island Style Ice Cream Social

Now that traps have been hauled up for the stormiest part of the lobster season, not to go back in the water till late April, many of our island characters have returned to the Tancook social scene. A funny thought … Continue reading

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Tancook in Winter: We’re Taking the Roof Off!

Take the Roof Off Winter – Sunday February 13th at 1pm – Big Tancook Island Rec Center We’re “Taking the Roof Off Winter” this weekend! Join us at the Rec Center Sunday afternoon starting at 1pm for lots of good … 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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An Unexpected Island Education – Tancook Words and Sayings

It was especially clear to me when I first arrived on Tancook that a unique dialect existed on our island. I had thought about how so many things would be different when it came to living on a little island – things … 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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Tales from the Past: Neil and the Ram

One of the most fascinating things about Tancook is the way the past creeps into the fabric of everyday life – people though gone are never forgotten and stories live on forever through their tellers. Depending on the subject matter … Continue reading

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