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What’s Happening?

I’m shocked to see that it’s been away from my blog for 2 months.  I haven’t been idle. On the contrary, I’ve been having a series of wonderful adventures.  After a busy month of work in July, I’ve had the … Continue reading

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When A Dog Charters A Plane

I’ve always had a great appreciation for the how spontaneously wonderful Yellowknife folk can be, and this was reinforced when friend Jenn called me up recently. J:  What are you doing in one hour? T:  I have a work meeting. … Continue reading

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The Return of the Spaniard

To my delight, Martin called me yesterday to tell me he and Max are safely back from their dog sled expedition on the Arctic sea ice.  They have at least arrived back in Inuvik, having returned to Tuktoyaktuk by sled, … Continue reading

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Wild Things

When I was first thinking about what to call this blog, one of my ideas was a line from a Wendell Berry poem – I come into the peace of wild things.  That well describes the little adventure I had … Continue reading

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Winter Reality

Yesterday the dogs and I returned home from our southern sojourn, and as planned, we successfully missed the freeze up on Great Slave Lake.  We were lucky though – it came 9 days later this year and the ice only … Continue reading

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Amazing Aurora

The northern lights have been spectacular this month, certainly the best of my time in Yellowknife. I’m still having difficulty getting good photos of them, although no one else seems to be struggling. There have been many great photos on … Continue reading

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Tariungmiutaq Eyeballs

I found this video on my camera the other day, which reminded me of the funniest moment of our kayak trip to Baffin Island.  Martin, also known as my husband, also known as a man most keen to catch a … Continue reading

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