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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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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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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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Keeping Canada Alive

Sometimes you just have to sit back and observe the unfolding events of your life with wonder.  The way themes arise, fall away, reoccur.  I believe that these observations are touchstones on our path through this lifetime, and like a … Continue reading

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I sailed the Northwest Passage

This summer was a dream come true – my mom and I took a ship through the Northwest Passage.  It was an amazing experience, with a depth that is hard to articulate. For so many reasons – seeing the land … Continue reading

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