Tag Archives: Whitehorse

I never in a million years would have believed I’d move so far away from home…and a home yoga practice

I’ve been thinking lately about how we identify with place. Last year at a gathering in Whitehorse, I was introduced as being from Salmon Arm, BC. Which, I suppose, is true, since that’s where I’m living right now. I had, … Continue reading

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L is for the Land of Make Believe

The Land of Make Believe by Chuck Mangione, brought to you by The Big Band, Whitehorse Yukon.  This is the piece that opened Rockin’ the Casbah – the stage show I produced in 2011.  I’m at the far right of … Continue reading

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Alaska Highway, Whitehorse to Watson Lake one year ago today

One year ago today I drove away from Whitehorse, embarking on a solo journey down the Alaska Highway in -30 something temperatures. I stopped along the way to take some photos and jot down some poems. Here is that post. … Continue reading

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Little Sister: A Quilt Finish!

You’ve seen glimpses of this quilt over the last couple of years as I worked on the hand quilting. The pattern is called “Chinese Coins” or “Stacked Coins”, whichever you prefer. I made it for my sister, Heidi, and named … Continue reading

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Random Thursday & Beni wa Benak

Today is Random Thursday. Since I don’t have any quilting news, I thought I would finally get around to posting this choreography. This is my former dance troupe, Saba Middle Eastern Dance Ensemble, performing Beni wa Benak at the Yukon … Continue reading

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Walking in Whitehorse: the Millennium Trail

Take a walk with me today! The Millennium Trail is my favourite Whitehorse walk. Starting at the S.S. Klondike, it follows the Yukon River in a 5 km loop, crossing the river at the Whitehorse Dam. It takes about an … Continue reading

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Yukon College staff photo

We had our annual Yukon College in-service day on Wednesday. We used to call it the “President’s Breakfast”, and then the name was changed to the “Fall Huddle”, which quickly became known as the “Fuddle”. So here we all are … Continue reading

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The Big Band at Fireweed Market

Two weeks ago (June 20th) we played at the Fireweed Market. For your listening pleasure, here we are playing Hay Burner! (if you’re getting this via email, you may need to go directly to the website to view the performance) … Continue reading

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The Icing on the Cake: Kelly Collins wins the Yukon Order of Polaris

…a thick layer of frosting on an already rich and delicious cake. Congratulations to my wonderful husband on being awarded the Order of Polaris and inducted into the Yukon Transportation Hall of Fame! LOCAL PILOT HONOURED FOR 27 YEARS OF … Continue reading

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The Eagles are Hatching!

The Yukon Electrical Company has a webcam trained on the eagle nest in Whitehorse, Yukon,¬†down at the Milenium Trail. This is so cool…check it out! The baby eagles are hatching! Live long and prosper, baby eagles!  

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A bit of Fawn on a Friday

Here it is Sunday and I’ve been wanting to write about Friday since…well, since Friday! Friday was a great day. I woke up feeling really good. I puttered around the house at my leisure, did a bit of housework, drank … Continue reading

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