Ski season 2017

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Cross-country ski season has started! We’ve had a couple of good snowfalls and the trails are looking good. It warmed up today to about -3 to -2 C, nice temperature with fresh snow! Woo hoo!   We haven’t had such … Continued


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  Wow, three Atlantic hurricanes are raging today. Katia and Jose are currently Category 1 while Irma is Category 5. News agencies are calling Irma one of the strongest Atlantic Hurricanes ever recorded. We’re thinking of our Florida friends. Stay … Continued

Lac La Biche

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Today I went for a paddle in Lac La Biche, at Sir Winston Churchill Provincial Park.   It was a beautiful warm sunny day. Winds were light. I paddled along the east and north shores and out to the Pelican … Continued

Fastnet Race

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What is 605 nm long, a qualifier for the Volvo Ocean Race, has 90 years of history and tradition, and starts tomorrow? The Rolex Fastnet Race!   Rolex Fastnet Race Fastnet Race Fleet Tracking Fastnet Rock (Carraig Aonair) Upwind slog … Continued

Misty Morning

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  Practically 100% humidity this morning. It’s been rather wet lately. According to Environment Canada we had over 161 mm of rain in July (their site reports that the value is based on incomplete data).