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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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The Little Bull Caribou

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There was a time working for the hunting outfit east of Atlin, northern BC, when I felt very lonely.  It was just after the third hunt of the season. I was situated at the isolated Lincoln Lake camp.  The weeks … Continue reading

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Accidents Come in Threes Part I: Nearly Swept Away

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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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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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Lost at Window Mountain Lake

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It was my second summer working for a wilderness bible camp in the Alberta Rockies.  It was a gorgeous day for a trip down the Atlas road to Window Mountain Lake, just north of Crowsnest Pass.  An eclectic collection of … Continue reading

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Flying Outa Control!

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While I worked up north, both in the Yukon and northern BC, I had the opportunity to fly in a number of planes.  Mostly little puddle-jumper float-planes and of course the workhorse of the North, the de Havilland Beaver. I … Continue reading

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