Re: [gardeners] OT Be Proud Ontarians

Jane Burdekin (
Sat, 29 Aug 1998 05:27:45 -0600

Cape Breton is the top most part of Nova Scotia.  It is a beautiful area
where the Brass de Ore (sp?) lake is and the nicest people live there.  We
visited last year and drove across the top of NS and up Cape Breton to
catch the ferry to Newfoundland.  Totally awesome trip there is a wonderful
culture there.      Jane 
zone 5 Colorado (who is off mushroom hunting today)

> At 10:03 AM 8/28/98 -0400, you wrote:
> >>Saw Leahy perform (a dancing/fiddling/singing family).  You Canadians
> grow some major talent
> >:-)
> >
> >Yes they are natives but Mom is from Cape Breton.  That's where the
> >comes from.  Lucinda
> >
> Pardon my ignorance... another geographically-challenged American here...
> Where is Cape Breton?
> And not to take anything from Ontario-ites...the dad was loaded with
> (he's a fiddler) and he's from Nova Scotia.  They (Leahy family) grew up
> a farm in Nova Scotia... where their parents and some sibs still live. 
> Mum was the dancer....but how much dancing can you do when your birthing
> babies?
> Regardless, of who or where...this group of performers gave one of the
> outstanding shows I've ever seen (made Riverdance seem like a slow waltz
> comparison).
> Cynthia
> **Womyn Who Moves Mountains-Little Finger Of Michigan**
> ** **USDA zone 4b-Sunset zone 41**
> ** **