AARP/WGBH Features Cabot Shores Couple in 5 Weeks to New Life Episode

Barbara & Dr. Paul In “5 Weeks to New Life” Episode
(“Can You Afford to Live Your Dream?”)
 
The story is about an entrepreneur who takes a risk in starting Cabot
Shores.  That would be Dr. Paul.  Barbara thinks he is risking too much,
complicating their lives, is over his head…in pursuit of a dream…
 
The dream is Cabot Shores on an Island, you know it, called Cape Breton.

 
You’ll see us in the episode:”Can You Afford to Live Your Dream?“.
There’s tension, separation and even a happy
ending, but judge for yourself and let us hear your comments…
What do you think of the expert, Jane Bryant Quinn?  […]

Cape Breton Post Article on Charley Boorman

Laura Jean Grant wrote an article on Charley Boorman and lobster fishing adventures
in the Cape Breton Post.   It was great being on the boat with Charley and the Extreme
Frontier’s crew and the the MacInnis lobster fishing crew…and afterwards eating lobster and
plank salmon cooked here over a fire by chef Carl Nemeth.
 
Here is Charley clearing the table in the lodge.

Charley Boorman bussing tables at Cabot Shores

 
And here is the article in the capebretonpost.com by Laura Jean Grant…
 

Extreme Frontiers Canada visits Cape Breton
Submitted photoCharley Boorman posted on Twitter this photo of himself lobster fishing off Cape Breton earlier […]

Barbara & Dr. Paul on web series: WGBH/AARP

Cast of “5 Weeks to a Better Life “

The  “5 Weeks to A Better Life” web TV Show is on… Barbara and Dr. Paul on a WGBH/AARP reality program.    It’s about

a group of “baby boomers’ on Retreat with a revolving group of experts
You may have already seen it on the web or heard us asking  for tips on  being on TV on our website.
Tips for Being on TV
Most frequent tip for Barbara:  “just be yourself and don’t worry:  they’ll love you!”  (I know, I do)
Most frequent tip for Paul:  “don’t talk too much about Cabot Shores…just be […]

Mi’kmaq Breakfast at Cabot Shores

    John Henry Lafford is an esteemed guide and guest at Cabot Shores. An elder in the Mi’kmaq band at Eskasoni, John Henry holds a parallel vision with Cabot Shores, in terms of awakening, exploring and discovering what may be of use to future generations.  A guide to Mi’kmaq traditions, he has built a […]

Our Garden

Many of the vegetables and herbs used in the Cabot Shores bistro are grown in our very own organic garden. Cared for by Gardener in Chief Barbara, our garden holds a spice and herb patch, tomato vines, and produces fresh greens such as lettuce and carrots in season. The garden is fully organic and ever-expanding. […]

What are Your Tips for Being on Web TV?–WGBH/AARP?

***TV Interview ***
Gonna be on TV interview with a bunch
of baby boomers on public TV WGBH, Boston.
Almost 4 years ago, Barbara and I went
to a mansion in Massachusetts and were
interviewed for a proposed TV documentary–
a kind of baby boomer retreat.
Not like the retreats and gatherings at Cabot
Shores–no kayaks present, no moose or eagles
in sight–but experts on
health, relationships, finance, sex, food…
It was fun but the pilot wasn’t syndicated, but
now it’s back and we got a call to go to Boston
to be re-interviewed!
Barbara and the other boomers were clear, photogenic
and engaging.  The host and production crew  were terrific.
Not so sure about
the experts […]

Solar Hot Water at Cabot Shores

 

Whiff’s lodge is home to guestrooms,  a full services Bistro, laundry services for guests of the whole Resort…in short, mucho hot water is consumed.

Developing a source of renewable energy for hot water became a priority.After thoroughly investigating our options, we decided to install a solar hot water system.  A team of staff and interns studying renewable energy looked into it and helped with the requirements and design and location.    Thierry Spiess, a graduates  of the University of Montreal, was especially helpful in the process.   Barbara and guests  Linda Kenney from and Sindy Malitz from Germany helped build the rock stairway and […]