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The view from my window

Dear Vi, We arrived in the Yukon three weeks ago today. Goodness, how the time flies! Today, I thought you might like to see what I see when I look out my cabin windows! The cabin is really just one big … Continue reading

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Off line & off grid in the Yukon

Have we been here nearly a month already? Hard to believe! This morning I’m sitting up in bed at my in-law’s house in Carcross where we spent the night after celebrating Mr. C’s birthday. Happy Birthday, my beloved! We’ll get … Continue reading

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Following the Lilacs North

The Collins’ are back in the Land of the Midnight Sun! This year I brought a knitting project with me to keep my hands occupied when it wasn’t my turn to drive…quite a feat with this guy on my lap. … Continue reading

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A Writing Retreat

You may have gathered that I moved into town 10 days ago, when Kelly drove out.  You also know that I’ve been taking a creative writing class this semester. 🙂 Well, I’ve been working on a story and needed a … Continue reading

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Sewing a Hexagon Quilt

There hasn’t been much in the way of quilty stuff on my blog lately. Probably because I’m living out at the lake right now, and no electricity equals no sewing machine. But I wouldn’t let that stop me, eh?   … Continue reading

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One Yukon Minute: hail storm at Fox Lake

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Sunday Morning Sunshine

The sun has come out after a showery Sunday morning and I have taken my handwork onto the deck. The air smells of wet wood, soil and lake water. Quiet and still, I hear a gull calling in the distance. … Continue reading

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Cabin Living

Well, we’ve been living at the cabin for 3 weeks now and I am enjoying it immensely. We don’t have electricity or running water, but we do have propane lights, fridge & stove, and a wood stove for heat when … Continue reading

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Play Ball!

So there I am, minding my own business…           enjoying the day…         when suddenly Sam gets an idea!         “Ball!” thinks Sam         And off he … Continue reading

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One Yukon Minute: the midnight sun

This was filmed at midnight on June 30th at our Fox Lake cabin.

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Taking a Break from Packing

I’m taking this week off work to do the final packing and cleaning of the house so that the boxes can go straight into the U-Haul next Saturday. Today I took apart the bed and did some cleaning. My other … Continue reading

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Good Monday Morning!

Good morning! Isn’t it wonderful to have a four-day weekend? I am feeling so relaxed . And yet I feel that I have accomplished so much at the same time! On Friday Kelly and I loaded up everything that we … Continue reading

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