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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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Wildflowers Part 1 (Bunchberries, Recipes and Prickly Roses)

I’m a huge fan of wildflowers.  Well any flower in general.  But I love wildflowers.  Always have.  Ever since I really started working in the bush, I’ve been trying to “learn” new wildflower every year.  Not just learn about them, … Continue reading

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The Day I Walked All Day Long

There was a day working for the outfit in the Yukon, north of Watson’s Lake that I pretty much walked for fourteen hours. As usually I was up in the wee dark hours of early morning, poking contacts into my … Continue reading

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The Hairpin Curve

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I started driving school bus this past week–In the middle of the worst Alberta winter in recent memory.  I had to get my drive plowed out three times in ten days prior to the first day of school in January.  … 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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Surprise Lake and the The Lost EAT-MORE Bar

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A few days into a caribou hunt out of Lincoln Lake, east of Atlin, hunter Jim returned to camp injured.  He had been leading his horse Bandit, across a fairly narrow creek and Bandit, instead of walking through the creek … Continue reading

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Whiteout

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I’ve only been in a handful of true whiteouts (as in: A weather condition in which the features and horizon of snow-covered country are indistinguishable due to uniform light diffusion.  Not what covers up pen mistakes) in my thirty some … Continue reading

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