Monthly Archives: April 2014

The Real People of Yellowknife

(All photos by Tim Van Horne) McLean’s Magazine, somewhat of a Canadian institution, is undertaking a series of articles and videos on the top 10 places to visit in Canada.  My old home, Nelson BC, and my current home, Yellowknife … Continue reading

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Blood Moon Rising

We live in a world of coincidences, but sometimes they seem to come along fast and furiously.  I’m experiencing a bit of that now with the connections that keep arising in my life here in Yellowknife. Yesterday I was looking … Continue reading

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Barrenlands 3 – Its All About the Dogs

In previous posts I’ve told you about the Olesen family who hosted and guided us on our week of traveling by dog sled to the Barrenlands, and something about winter camping and the landscape we traveled through.  In this post … Continue reading

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Barrenlands Part 2 – The Incredible Journey

Our dogsled trip with the Hoarfrost River Huskies involved 2 days at the homestead learning how to mush, and then we set off north for a 5 day winter camping trip.  Each of us had our own dog team of … Continue reading

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We Visit the Barrenlands, by Dogteam!

So far the year of 2014 has been defined as the year of the holiday.  We decided that since we’d come all this way, to move to Yellowknife, we might as well see as much of it as we can.  … Continue reading

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Take One For The Team Tour

When people find out I live in Yellowknife, they tend to respond in one of two ways.  Many are very curious about the north, and interested to hear more about it.   (Category 1). The others are entirely uninterested.  (Category … Continue reading

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How To Be A Redneck

In the spring a young man’s fancy lightly turns to thoughts of…donuts. Kuzman Spring has finally arrived here in Yellowknife.  Just yesterday.  Last week we were still waking up to weather of – 35, with wind chills of – 40.  … Continue reading

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