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These ladies seemed ready for their close-up.  Philip Capstick came across these Holstein cows resting or maybe forecasting along the Gaspereau River.
Sunday, August 26, 2018 - 12:00pm | CINDY DAY

The other day I ran into someone who asked if Grandma was still “with us.”?


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Sunday, August 19, 2018 - 6:29pm | Cindy Day

I love to share Grandma’s wisdom with anyone who’ll listen. Writing my book Grandma Says was such a gentle stroll down memory lane. I could almost...
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Grandma believed it was important to count the number of “fog days” in August. (123RF)
Sunday, August 12, 2018 - 8:33pm |

Welcome to August . . . the last month of meteorological summer.

I didn’t want to get too far into the month before bringing up the topic...
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With a little math and some patience, crickets can help you determine how warm it is without having to check the thermometer. (123RF)
Sunday, July 29, 2018 - 7:13pm | CINDY DAY

I think it's safe to say we've enjoyed more warm summer evenings this year than we have in a long time. I've noticed many people eating outside,...
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Grandma says that flies helped her hone her weather forecasting skills for several reasons. (123RF)
Sunday, July 22, 2018 - 5:47pm | CINDY DAY

I was out in my backyard a few evenings ago thinking about those cold snowy nights when we dreamed of sitting out under the July moon. Minutes...
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Red Delicious apples at Van Meekeren Farms in Kentville. Some farmers believe that if it rains on St. Swithin’s Day, a good crop of apples will be produced in the season to come. (FILE)
Sunday, July 15, 2018 - 7:53pm | CINDY DAY

July 15 is an important day in my life for two reasons: it’s my sister-in-law’s birthday and some might say more importantly, no...
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Monday, July 9, 2018 - 1:34pm | CINDY DAY

Once you’ve spotted a lunar halo in the night sky, your forecasting fun doesn’t end there. If you...
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Monday, July 9, 2018 - 12:00am |

We’ve all heard the expression “a bird’s eye view.” Imagine how cool it would be to fly...
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Friday, July 6, 2018 - 1:56pm |

What am I? I turn while you turn; the rotations on my axis keep exact time with my revolutions around your...
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