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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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A Little Snow

  In the swamp, it was hardly visible at all. I had to go to Bella Coola again to see the surgeon who gave me a new knee.  He comes up from Vancouver twice a year. Neither he nor the … Continue reading

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From Summer to Winter

There was little warning when summer turned to winter.   The next night was clear – and the temperature dropped to minus 10C. By mid morning, the frost had melted. The river is low.  Hard to believe that on this … Continue reading

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