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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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SUN, SUN, SUN (But it’s Minus Thirty-One.)

We first had temperatures of minus thirty-one nearly 10 days ago.  I wanted to go to Williams Lake.  I didn’t want to leave the house for long in those temperatures (it’s 4 hours’ drive each way at this time of year), and my … Continue reading

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Snow at Ginty Creek.

The dull weather took on an ominous cast at sunrise one morning.  Later that day, it started to snow at Ginty Creek.  Badger is staring intently at me through the window, asking to come in. He never, of course, brushes … Continue reading

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It Is A Snu Day

In 1978 and part of 1979 I was a teacher at the Darwin School on the Falkland Islands.  Half the kids were from the nearby settlement of Goose Green; the rest were flown in by Beaver float planes from outlying … Continue reading

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Once Upon November Dreary

Apologies to Edgar Allen Poe.  One can expect dreary in November, but, with the exception of three weeks at the end of March and the first half of April, and a few odd days here and there, we have had … Continue reading

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