Tag Archives: Yellowknife

Winter on Houseboat Bay

I have a bunch of fun photos I’ve taken over the last month or so.  There is no real theme to this post, just some local shots that illustrate the interesting things there are to see here in Houseboat Bay … Continue reading

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In Search of Quiet Rainbows

A Good Canadian Never Whines. One of my friends has a hand made piece of art, featuring this statement, and an oddly shaped maple leaf.  One of her long passed great uncles created it, and it hangs prominently in her … 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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See Ya Later Honey

It’s the freeze up season again, that horrible time of year when you forget all the wondrous times living on a floating house, and instead begin to question if all this craziness is actually worth it. This year I made … Continue reading

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In Praise of the Houseboating Man

In case this blog has mislead you, and you have romantic notions of houseboat living, I thought it might be time to tell you about the life of the Spaniard, my husband Martin, who keeps us afloat and makes the … 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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