We are on the road seatching out antique hops to find treasures for the Tea Room. Being a frugal person, I took a detour to avoid tolls on the Interstate. As luck would have it, our detour took us by a huge antique shop. There are several vendor exhibits and there is a trove of smalls to be found. We managed to score a nice FireKing Jadite piece along with doll house furniture and jewellery. The moral . . . take the road less travelled and see what surprises it brings. If you are ever in central Massachussets, check
I read in the newspaper that some customers on PEI are called interruptible business customers and that when electricity demand is high, they can be shut down. When we hit -20 to -25 during peak period, this intentional blackout needed to be expanded to about 1/4 of central PEI, leaving thousands of customers without power. We are a tough bunch in PEI and we know how to weather a storm. However I think we can help avoid situations such as this. Sure we can spend time arguing that we need a third power cable to handle high load
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When Customer Service is on the decline, it is rewarding to experience excellence.
The Government of Prince Edward Island is making efforts to make their website more mobile friendly.
Many people come to Prince Edward Island to cycle on the Confederation Trail. Since we are part of the Cyclist Welcome program at Beside the Trail Bed and Breakfast, it was time to replace our aging bicycle rack. For this project, I needed a box of 1.5 inch screws a handful of 2.5 inch screws 6 8-foot 1x3x8 boards 5 8-foot 2×3 studs total cost under $50 The planning I wanted about 18 inches between each bike to allow room for handlebars. I measured my hybrid bike wheel hub at just under 3 inches so I wanted the gap
Canada’s smallest province Prince Edward Island or ‘PEI’ for short is known for its pastoral scenery and lush agricultural landscapes. Its idyllic towns and capital Charlottetown move at a gentle pace, surrounded by Maritime delights, towering red sandstone cliffs and peaceful beaches. Whether you are local looking for new pastures to explore or you are new to the area, PEI offers plenty of fun family days out in the great outdoors. If you are travelling from mainland Canada, you may want to stay somewhere overnight to break up the journey. Look online for listings of Quebec City hotels for
Canadians know about the elimination of the penny. I was surprised that it made the news in the schools in North Carolina where some of our grandchildren live. So what will we do with all our colourful expressions like: Penny Wise Pound Foolish Cost a Pretty Penny Penny for your thoughts A Penny Saved is a Penny Earned Penny Ante After awhile, some of us will literally not have two pennies to rub together. So what will that mean for shoppers from outside Canada? Quite simply, you will not see pennies in Canada. While they are still
Prince Edward Island has a lot to offer in the way of nature and attractions. However, there is also a need for shopping experiences. Sunday shopping is still relatively new on PEI. Most big stores will not open until noon on Sundays. However, the convenience stores and gift shops are likely to be open earlier. Remember also that several of the specialty shops and souvenir establishments are not open year round. Therefore it pays to check hours of operations or give them a call before heading out. Shopping Malls If you come from the big city, remember that malls