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Down the Bella Coola Hill

I haven’t been down the Bella Coola Hill since last September on an extremely wet bear-viewing trip. I left at sunrise, on what promised to be a beautiful day.Past Anahim Lake, the road turns to gravel.  You are not really … Continue reading

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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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