Tag Archives: winter

A is for April

April Showers April is the month that the snow finally melts in the Yukon. It’s a chilly, muddy month. A month for the last of the cross country skiing before you get too far into the calendar. For jumping on … Continue reading

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Alaska Highway: Whitehorse to Watson Lake, December 2, 2013

Day 1:                         This is the Alaska Highway: At 10:45 in the morning my car’s thermometer is pegged at-30: as low as it will go. I do not know … Continue reading

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Some things bear repeating…

I posted this back in March. Seems appropriate to re-post today. Hope it gives you a bit of a laugh… It seems this year I do not know if the snow will ever go. In March April it sits here … Continue reading

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summer waits

Summer waits for the icicles to melt from the porch swing

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Ode to March

It seems this year I do not know if the snow will ever go. In March it sits here like a brick (not a brick like “you’re a brick, Dick”), I mean a brick like bricks and mortar, the kind … Continue reading

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Just Write {2}

When I step out of the car, the wind takes my breath away. I fumble with my hood, but the closure is too tight, so I yank my right mitten off with my teeth and unzip my coat a bit. Holy Freaking … Continue reading

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Another One Yukon Minute!

Filmed in the cabin last Saturday night, January 5th, 2013.  

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Twisted Tea Time

I like to make quilts and I like to give them to people. I like that feeling of giving someone something so special. Something full of my thoughts of them that is a reminder of me. Something that they can … Continue reading

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One Yukon Minute: December 15, 2012

The cabin at Fox Lake. It was -28. Let your eye roam. Breathe. Relax. Enjoy.  

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One Yukon Minute: December 8, 2012

It was -28c this afternoon with the sun shining through the trees. Watch for Sam about 1/2 way through. Rest your eyes and breathe…relax with me for just one minute.  

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The Simple Woman’s Day Book

Today I am going to take part in the Simple Woman’s Day Book. FOR TODAY Outside my window… Fresh snow fell overnight so everything is fresh and fluffy white. The sun is trying to come through a thin layer of … Continue reading

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One Yukon Minute

Todays minute was filmed last Saturday at the Fox Lake Cabin. The sound you hear in the background is the generator running. We had been splitting wood with the wood splitter, and I left my post for a few minutes … Continue reading

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