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Heading to the Nakina

Well it’s been a while since I’ve sat down to write. Summer caught me up in all her glory and busywork. I had the privilege to head back into the bush for a month’s worth of work at a remote … Continue reading

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To Make a Pie in the Bush

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One of the skills necessary for a cook in a Hunting Camp or Trail-riding Camp is knowing how to bake a pie.  For some reason it is an expectation of many guests that they will be treated to a homemade … Continue reading

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Flambé Catastrophe

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I was told recently by someone that I don’t write very succinctly.  I’m not one that writes briefly or compactly, by any stretch.  So much appreciative to those who take the time to read through all my ramblings. Here’s my … 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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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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Silence on Beehive

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Silence.  Stillness.  Solitude.  These are words that describe a time, a place, a condition, a feeling that many of us in our hectic North American culture rarely experience—if ever.  Even if we do reach that time or place of quiet … Continue reading

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“Everything’s Okay When The Coffee’s On.”

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I worked for an outfitter in Alberta that did, among other things, seven day adventure trips along the Great Continental Divide in the Canadian Rocky Mountains.  I cooked and helped out with the wrangling.  The Divide Trips started west of … Continue reading

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