The Return to Squirrel Camp

It’s a strange feeling, disappearing from one side of the country and appearing on the other in a matter of hours, a very different experience from this time last year, making the 7-day drive across plains, mountains, and frozen lakes. In some ways I would give anything to be making that drive again. I’m not…

Biking to Alaska!

July 18, 2014 It has now been over four and a half months since I arrived in Squirrel Camp on the first of March. Sitting here at 10 am on a Friday morning listing to Jian Ghomeshi hosting Q on CBC radio it is hard to believe that when I first got here we would…

King’s Throne

It is the end of May and very nearly the beginning of June. Elsewhere school is letting out. There are graduations and parties, picnics and BBQs. I can remember Memorial Day weekends in high school marching in wool uniforms in 70-degree weather to the tune of the “Battle Hymn of the Republic”. Now I spend…