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Heatwave Continues

The heatwave continues. Day after day.  Too hot to work in the afternoon.  Too hot to sleep.  But during the night the clear skies allow the temperature to drop almost to freezing.  For a brief time, until the sun gets … Continue reading

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Bella Coola Spring

It is wonderful to go down the Bella Coola Hill at this time of year-at the top it is winter, at the bottom, it is spring. It has been cold and often violently windy since before Easter, and it was not … Continue reading

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January Thaws

We often get January thaws and they are all absolutely miserable.  It’s been like this for over a week now.  At first it froze overnight and we got a few gleams  of sun. But mostly it was dull, dull, dull. … Continue reading

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Winter Thaw.

I HATE winter thaws.  People often wish me a warm winter, but they are disasters.  They cause nothing but problems. It rained, sometimes heavily, for two days. A few puffs of wind smashed lumps of snow off the trees into the … Continue reading

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Down The Hill

The surgeon who replaced my knee visits the Bella Coola hospital twice a year.  It has been 13 months since my operation and I still have pain and swelling.  The surgeon said he can’t do anything more for me and … Continue reading

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