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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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Accidents Happen in Threes Part II: Amos’ Close Call

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Working for the outfit east of Atlin, my first season, I had a string of accidents that happened in a short span of time between two different hunts.  I wasn’t given the moniker, Accident Queen for nothing. A couple of … Continue reading

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Tent-Wall-Flapping, Tarp-Shredding Winds

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Working for an outfitter in the Kananaskis Country of southern Alberta, we set up camp in the Zephyr Pass Area, near the Highwood River and Cataract Creek.  This would be our final camp of the hunting season.  We carted the … Continue reading

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March Fever

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Living and working in the bush is hard.  There is very little time leftover at the end of the day’s hard work for trivial pursuits.  It’s a lot about surviving and little about comfort.  Some days there are more aches … Continue reading

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How NOT to Dry Out Firewood

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The extent of my camping experience until I was nineteen, included a three day camping trip with my grade seven class, a three day camping trip with my grade twelve Phys. Ed Class, and two summers working for Camp Homewood … Continue reading

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An Unexpected Arrival (A story for the Advent Season)

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I was preparing a Sunday school lesson for the kids at my church, the other week, and seeing as it was the first Sunday of Advent, I decided to look into this season a little more.  Advent was not something … Continue reading

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A Grizzly and a Goat (A Hunting Story not for the Faint of Heart—or the Squeamish)

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Continuing the story of the sheep hunt from Down to a Can of Spam (A Thanksgiving Story).  It was down to the last possible day of the hunt before we had to pack up and ride our hunters out to … Continue reading

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