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About wilderness dweller

I have lived for more than 30 years as a Wilderness Dweller. Most of that time was in cabins I built myself far from the nearest road, high in the mountains of British Columbia, Canada. My "retirement" home is accessible by a bush road but still far from neighbours. I live off the grid, and operate this blog by solar-powered satellite internet.

Spring Solstice 2017

It continues to be cold at Ginty Creek.  Today it is more or less sunny, but as has been the case for many days, storms hide the more distant mountains.  It is the 2016 Spring Solstice tomorrow, and the snow … Continue reading

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February at Ginty Creek

February at Ginty Creek has been mostly cold this year.  We’ve had a fair amount of sun, though – certainly more than last year. I had intended to write earlier, but was extremely busy for the last two weeks, all … Continue reading

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Nutcracker Wars Continue

The Clarke’s Nutcracker wars continue.  There are two wars: I am warring with him, and he is warring with himself. After the last post a couple of people wrote, and a website  said, that such territorial behaviour by birds can … Continue reading

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The Days Are Getting Longer

Funnily enough, the days seem to get longer only in the evening at first.  There was almost an hour extra daylight in the afternoon before I noticed much difference in the morning.  The above picture was taken mid January – … Continue reading

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New Year at Ginty Creek

Weather at Ginty Creek What else should we talk about for the New Year at Ginty Creek? We were promised cold sunshine. They were half right. We got cold, but very little sun. Temperatures were usually in the mid -20s … Continue reading

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