Author Archives: Tandi

About Tandi

I love my morning coffee, reading, the wilderness, paddling, poetry, my Spanish husband, and being a doctor. I also love writing my blog, and reading yours.

The Spaniard’s big, cold, very big, very cold, EPIC adventure

4 Hello dear reader!  It’s great to be back with another story for you.  I haven’t posted much since we moved off our houseboat a year and a half ago – the adventures I’ve been on since that time have … Continue reading

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Gut

“Enders’s wonder at the strange ways of the gut is matched only by her incredulity at the limited public knowledge on the subject.” —The New York Times I finally got around to reading up on a topic of that I … Continue reading

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Truly Madly Deeply

Has this ever happened to you?  You are standing there, minding your own business, when someone comes up and asks you to share your list of the people, both living and dead, that you would most like to invite to … Continue reading

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The Opposite of Houseboat

Adventure: an unusual and exciting, typically hazardous, experience or activity. daring and exciting activity calling for enterprise and enthusiasm. Happy New Year everyone!  It has been far too long since I have posted on this blog, and it’s wonderful to … Continue reading

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Northwest Passage IV – Encounters with Wildlife

This is the fourth blog installment about my trip through the Northwest Passage this summer with One Ocean Expeditions, on the Akademik Surgey Vavilov. I’ll start by saying that we saw everything we hoped for and more.  It was incredible.  … Continue reading

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NW Passage III – Bellot Strait

This is the third instalment on my trip through the Northwest Passage this summer, on the One Ocean Expedition from Greenland to Cambridge Bay, following the path of Franklin.  Click to hear Stan Rogers sing “The Northwest Passage” I want … Continue reading

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Northwest Passage, Part II

One of the things that most surprised me about my trip through the Northwest Passage this summer, on the One Ocean Expedition which sailed from Greenland to Cambridge Bay Canada, was the sheer number of sites with remnants of previous … Continue reading

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