R2AK 2018

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Race to Alaska (R2AK) 2018, Stage 2, began today. This is a race up the Inside Passage, with no motors & no support. However participants can stop and resupply along the way. “The intent is to be unsupported between towns, … Continued

Still raining

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We’ve had rain and high winds, with power out for 20 hours last night. Couldn’t even BBq for dinner as the rain was coming in sideways underneath the shelter. The plants don’t mind, except for the trees. A few down … Continued

Rain, rain …

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Green, green …   It’s amazing how fast the forest can spring back after winter! But it has to, summer is short. (Granted, not as short as in Churchill, Manitoba.) Sunrise was at 04:57 MDT this morning, and sunset is … Continued

Spruce it up

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Well, the Jets are not in the Stanley Cup – sob. Now we’re left watching the Washington Capitals and Vegas Golden Knights. It was great to see the Jets make the Western Conference final! Meanwhile I transplanted some spruce trees … Continued

Jets Fly High over Predators

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The Jets win game 7 to move on to the Western Conference Final!!! First goal of the game, Tyler Myers fires a shot from a sharp angle that sneaks behind Pekka Rinne: (note: nhl.com videos often won’t play well in … Continued

How about those Jets!

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Woo Hoo what a hockey game tonite!!! First goal at 31 seconds, four goals in the first period, a shutout for Connor Hellebuyck, and the Winnipeg Jets move on to the second round of the Stanley Cup playoffs. Winnipeg Jets

Winter’s Snowy Grip

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Winter’s snowy grip … just won’t let go. I went for a snowshoe today and it was tough going! We’ve finally had some warmth and the snow is soft. We’ve had lots of snow this winter. The snowshoe breaks through … Continued

Jersey Day

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Today is Jersey Day – wear your sports jersey to support the Humboldt Broncos and their families. Maybe you have family/friends who ride the team bus to sports games. Perhaps you’ve been on a team bus traveling to a game. B.C. … Continued

Put Your Sticks Out

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It’s a bit small but the only stick I have right now … it’s theirs if they need it.   Saying a prayer for those who are grieving. ♥ 😢 #putyoursticksout    #HumboldtStrong

Tough & Tragic

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During Leg 7 of the Volvo Ocean Race, conditions both west and east of Cape Horn were extreme, with loss of life and equipment damage. Man overboard and lost at sea. On Monday 26 March, Team Sun Hung Kai / … Continued