Monthly Archives: November 2013

The Great Yellowknife Bay Ice Sign Contest

The Spaniard, also known as my husband Martin, has been getting creative.  He recently installed a long 4 x 4 reflective post in the ice at the end of our ‘driveway’, to help us find our way home at night.  … Continue reading

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Art and Life

There is in the soul of man a passionate unsatisfied longing for beauty.  As the complex nature of man-made existence of the modern world turns its machinery and its knowledge of science towards the comfort of humanity, it yet aggravates … Continue reading

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Ice Splendor

One of the compelling things about living in the north, or at least in my north, is the way things can go from dismal to amazing overnight.  And they frequently do.  Just when I start to think, “Oh, this is … Continue reading

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Houseboat Misery

It’s that time of year again, the worst time of year to be a houseboater.  The shoulder season between the idyllic open water of summer and the solid ice of winter is just not fun.  For the last 2 weeks … Continue reading

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