Category Archives: EVENTS

KALAALLIT NUNAAT – When Nanor Comes to Visit

There’s something surreal about spotting a row of paw prints the size of cast-iron skillets stamped in the snow thirty feet from where you’ve been sleeping.

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ONCE THE LIGHT IS OUT

I miss you already. Once the light is out and the room is silent, I will miss you even more. “Remember the time…” fills the house already. Once the light is out and the house is silent I will remember you even more…   Like how you … Continue reading

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AN ICON SPEAKS

The sky grows dark. Thunder heralds the approaching storm. The lamplight flickers. A passing dove stops to rest on the icon’s shoulder. “Tell me, friend.” The great lady creaks in the wind. “What’s the news from the outside world?”   The … Continue reading

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ONE HECK OF A MO

Here a Mo, there a Mo, Everywhere a Mo, Mo. If you write or are thinking of writing, November’s got the MO that will invite the muse and ignite inspiration. First, the mother of MOs. The MO that started it all

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A HALLOWEENSIE TREAT

‘Tis the eve of All Hallows. Gus embarks on a jaunt to The Lodge at Devil’s Canyon, his Mummy’s favorite haunt. Flying in the dark, astride his sister’s broom, the wee ghoul soars in his snowman costume. Until *putt-putt-poot* the broom starts to roll— The gas tank is empty! He’s outta control— Zigging past witches, pumpkins, and bats, … Continue reading

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TODAY IS A GOOD DAY

Seven weeks. That’s forty-nine days or one-thousand-one-hundred-seventy-six hours since my last post. When I began blogging nearly three years ago, my intention was to post once a week with an occasional lapse only due to post adventure maladies, jelly-fish stings, or extended bouts … Continue reading

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A FUNNY THING HAPPENED ON THE WAY TO THE MALL

Wedding bells are gonna chime very soon, so on the way to shop for my dress I dropped to my knees (well, not really), looked up to the heavens to plead to the goddess-of-formal-wear for a speedy find (yes, actually), and was immediately greeted by this … Continue reading

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