Tag Archives: British Columbia

What do Mosquitoes, A Monk, Caribou and the Church Have in Common?

It’s been a long and busy spring and summer and I apologize for being so long in posting anything new.  I wrote this little piece a few weeks back for my church and I’m just now finding the time to … Continue reading

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Wintergreen, Saskatoon Berries, and Northern Bedstraw

The season was drawing for a close at Northern BC Heli-fishing Adventures on the Nakina, so my son and I took advantage of an afternoon left alone in camp. After fishing for a while down at the Home Pool and … Continue reading

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A Cadillac of a Horse

One sunny July morning, I was headed up a trail alongside a crystal blue lake east of Atlin looking for my herd of horses. Technically I was the cook for this outfitter, but I often was sent to jingle in … Continue reading

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Wildflowers Part 4 (Columbine, Fishing, Yarrow and Strong Medicine)

This past summer, I cooked for a remote fishing lodge south of Atlin, BC. On occasion everyone left camp and I was left on my own or with my five year-old son to while away the day. Usually I was … Continue reading

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Wildflowers Part 3 (Soapberries, Forbidden Places and Fireweed)

On the day my son and I were hiking along an ancient trail in Northern British Columbia, past the Gorge and the ruined cabin, we encountered heavy vegetation choking out the path before us. (Of course this was after he … Continue reading

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Cow-Kicked by a horse

There was this big black mare named Bell we had at the outfit east of Atlin.  She was a coal black mare with a strong neck, deep chest, firm back and fine legs.  She was quick-stepping and nimble and carried … Continue reading

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Wildflowers Part 2 (Lupines, Ancient Trails and Pacific Stonecrop)

It was a cold blustery fall day today, devoid of any warmth or color.  And so I turn to look back through my summer pictures of flowers which I took while I was working at a fishing lodge south of … Continue reading

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