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Beautiful and Wondrous, With Northern Lights.

This is a great story from CBC News, about a composer creating music under the northern lights of Yellowknife. There is an audio sample on the website too, and I think he has really captured the sensation of their movement. … Continue reading

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Art Is Life

Imagine my delight and surprise last week when a deliciously large package from a random stranger named Leanne Spanza arrived in the mail. And then imagine how wonderful it was to find it contained the painting above. A painting of … Continue reading

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In Which We Settle into Winter, and I Stop Whining…For Now

It seems like its already been winter for a long time – the temperatures have been below freezing since October, and we’ve had endless days of temperatures below minus 30 already.  We are finally getting used to it and things … Continue reading

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In Which I Drive On The Ice

Today was an epic sort of day.  And not epic in any good way.  It might look beautiful in that rosy colored sunshine, but I wouldn’t know.  It was too cold to look.  It was minus 37 last night with … Continue reading

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Seasick In A Sparkling September

Greetings dear friends and readers! It’s a gorgeous day here today – the sunlight is glittering, and the waves are singing with the joy of an early autumn day.   The air seems impossibly pure and clean and everything has … Continue reading

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Midnight in the Garden

Nelson is a local food lovers mecca – it was easy when living there to have a diet that, while not completely a 100 mile diet, was a vast improvement over the average North American, who’s food travels about 1500 … Continue reading

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