On Vacation…

It may seem like I’ve been on an extended vacation, as I haven’t posted in quite some time. In truth, I have been over my head in work, with no opportunity to blog!

My wife and I had the chance to travel to Nova Scotia recently, to visit my daughter and her fiance. It was quite a place! While there, we went oystering in the cove of a nearby bay. Between four harvesters, we took 78 oysters, and 60 mussels. Getting these beauties home, we immediately set to eating our catch. Deeeliscious. Read more about all this at the Bitehouse, Chef Bryan Picard’s most excellent blog.

Here is an oyster illustration I did for New York Life in 2010…

I did find a good sized pearl in one of these oysters, but it rolled away and dropped from the table, never to be seen again. Another fortune denied!

 

 

2 thoughts on “On Vacation…

  1. Made me wonder what a good sized pearl would fetch on the market. Sorry to hear of your misfortune, but then again, you did have a great meal, to boot.

  2. I did recognize the maritime province setting of some of your recent uncaptioned facebook photos. I haven’t been there in about 25 years, but I’m sure, going back would be Fundy!

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