Monthly Archives: December 2012

Looking Backwards, Looking Forwards

The end of a year is always a time of reckoning for me.  I don’t like to live a life with rigid plans, but I do want to I live my life with meaning and intention.  I find having a … Continue reading

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My Traditional Charlie Brown Christmas Tree

My folks, rather bravely I think, came up from their home in the the Florida of Canada, the Okanagan Valley, for the holidays.  I’ve been so very excited to see them and they arrived today.  My mom did send a … Continue reading

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My Country Loves Me!

Today was an unexpected pleasure – a skate ski on Great Slave Lake.  Skate skiing, for those of you who haven’t had the great pleasure to try it, is executing a skating style technique while on skis.  Its the most … Continue reading

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In Which We Settle into Winter, and I Stop Whining…For Now

It seems like its already been winter for a long time – the temperatures have been below freezing since October, and we’ve had endless days of temperatures below minus 30 already.  We are finally getting used to it and things … Continue reading

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Welcome to Houseboat 28!

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Near Sighting

A friend and I went skiing at the cross country ski club yesterday, a collection of looping trails just on the edge of town. To my surprise we were one of the few out skiing that day, so we had … Continue reading

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