Monthly Archives: October 2012

The Iceman Cometh!

The event we’ve been anticipating and dreading has arrived.  The lake has frozen over.  We’ve been very much looking forward to the lake freezing up, a chance to put away that poor hardworking outboard, which had to start up in … Continue reading

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Crazy For The Berries

Every community has something that gets folks excited.  In Nelson its snow, and skiing.  That’s all folks talk about come September.  In Yellowknife, there is a different craze that comes upon the locals in the fall.  Symptoms include the need … Continue reading

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The Season In Between

We’ve are now fully into the worst time of year to be on a houseboat – the countdown to the freeze up of the lake.  We managed to avoid a bit of it with our trip to the Okanagan.  While … Continue reading

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Winery Season

We’ve had a brief respite for the onset of winter, enjoying some time visiting in the hot and sunny Okanagan.  It may not be winter in your part of the world, but suddenly it seems to be winter in Yellowknife. … Continue reading

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My Dress Is Older Than Me!

Our first opportunity to dress up in Yellowknife came this summer when the Canadian Medical Association Annual Assembly came to Yellowknife.   We were invited as special guests to the Presidential Installation and Ball!  A unique and wonderful chance to … Continue reading

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