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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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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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Life on Tancook – A Day Away…

Ever wonder what it’s like living on an island with no grocery store, corner store, gas station or year-round restaurant? One of my fav adopted Tancook Moms Rosa put together this account of what it’s like to prepare for and … 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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Welcome to Tancook Earl – You Better Watch Out!

It had never crossed my mind that I would even consider not being on Tancook for the last long weekend of the Summer (even in a hurricane), until a friend of mine sent me a facebook message yesterday, it read: … Continue reading

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Introducing an Island Girl

When I first came to Tancook I could never have imagined how much of an impact this little place could have on my life. I remember people saying “you came here and it was like you were always here” – … Continue reading

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