Category Archives: travel and adventure

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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French Cooking – Bien Sur!

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When I was in Paris recently, my friend and food writer extraordinaire Karen Anderson from Savour It All ( arranged for us to be French cooks for a day. We spend the entire day with the lovely Marion and Aurelie, … Continue reading

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A Paris State of Mind

Paris in the spring was a revelation to me – that a city could be filled with such beauty and civility was beyond my imagination.  It pays significant homage to the architecture and history of the old and revered, but … Continue reading

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Musings on the connections and lessons of my environment of melting ice and what is happening in the larger world. Finding my way.
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The Crying Scene

When you live in a mountain town like Nelson, you get to see many adventure film documentaries.  There is the annual ski movie, the annual mountain bike movie, the local films, and the traveling film shows, like my favorite, The … 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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