Tag Archive | Canada

Pink Thing of The Day: Pink Adirondack Chairs

Pink Adirondack Chairs
Photos By Gail

I spotted this pair of bright Pink Adirondack Chairs late last summer in Nova Scotia, while I was on a shore excursion during a very fun and unexpectedly cold cruise of Canada and New England. I wish I had had the presence of mind to kick that yellow plastic table out of frame. Hindsight: 20/20.

Photographed at Sugar Bubbles Bath Bakery,  Mahone Bay, Nova Scotia, Canada.

Pink Adirondack Chairs

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Pink Thing of The Day: Big Pink Sightseeing Bus

Pink Sightseeing Bus
Photos By Gail

Big Pink Sightseeing is a line of Hop On/Hop Off Tour Buses that will not only delight you with many local sights and entertain you with their knowledgeable tour guides, but when you take a Big Pink Tour you will also be supporting Breast Cancer Research around the world. For every guest riding on these distinctively Pink Buses, a contribution to the local Breast Cancer Foundation will be made by the local tour operator.

Photographed on a foggy day in the port of St John, New Brunswick, Canada, in front of a Royal Caribbean Cruise Ship!

Pink Sightseeing Bus

Shark Attack Street Sign

Shark Attack Street Sign Detail
Photos By Gail

Hey what’s up. I just got home from a very fun cruise to ports in Canada and Maine and enjoyed taking lots of holiday snaps of cool things which I will now share with you on this rad blog in the coming weeks. The Shark Attack Street Sign pictured above was spotted in Lunenburg, in the province of  Nova Scotia, Canada. There were all kinds of different fish depicted on colorful, elevated posts along  the streets and they are a pretty cool addition to a very picturesque, historic town.

Shark Attack Street Sign
Warning: Shark Alert

Ammonite Shell Fossil

Ammonite Shell
Photo By Gail

This shell is an Ammonite, a marine animal that went extinct at the same time as most dinosaurs, around 65 million years ago. The shell’s spectacular coloration is unusual and is found only in ammonites from Alberta, Canada, such as this one. For many millions of years, the shell was subject to high temperatures and pressures, which produced the iridescent effect.

Photographed in the Museum of Natural History in NYC.

Rock Star Quote of the Day From Shaun Morgan of Seether

“That was obviously our homage to Nashville, having been there and having been so lovingly embraced by the people. Honestly, at one point we thought someone was playing a joke, like The Truman Show, because everybody was really nice. Everybody is always smiling, is really friendly, and they go out of their way to help you. It was really bizarre. It was like being in Canada (laughs).”

– Shaun Morgan of Seether on the band’s experience of recording their upcoming album in Nashville