Category Archives: North of 60

What its like up here

Reading List

I wanted to share a few books in my reading pile right now.  In that strange way that life has of throwing things in your path, again and again and again, until you wake up and take notice, these books … Continue reading

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Touching Greatness

It’s a well known fact to those who live in the north – there are more opportunities here.  Not just for well paying jobs and great adventures, but for unsolicited opportunities to get up close and personal with all kinds … Continue reading

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Spectacular Baffin Island

In my next post, I want to tell you something about the Inuit culture, both old and new.

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The Trancendence of the Narwhal

We’ve been home from our trip to Baffin Island for a few weeks now.  I’ve been wanting to write a post about our trip, but its been difficult to put the experience into words.  I wanted to write something more … Continue reading

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Time Travel Northern Style

I love summer in the north. If I missed the most exquisite time of year in Yellowknife, it would make the long winter just a little more difficult. But this year we are travelling to the far north for an … Continue reading

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Up Close and Personal with Chicken Little

When I was a kid, I never understood Chicken Little.  I hated the way he ran around over reacting about something that wasn’t real.  But this week, I knew exactly how he felt.  We had weather that made me think … Continue reading

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The sharp edges and warm hearts of Yellowknife

I came across this article in the National Post about Yellowknife and I thought I would share it with you.  I agree with the author’s sentiments – Yellowknife does have both sharp edges and warm hearts.  As an ER doc … Continue reading

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