Day 4 of Beauty: Land of the Blue Sky

What’s beautiful where you live or have lived?  My photo challenger asked. Looking through photos, I realize I have lived a lot of places. Of course, everything is relative, so take that as you may. One of the most exotic, by my own standards, was the city of Ulaan Baatar, Mongolia. This is not the…

Shivering

I read a story this morning about a mountain. Well, the mountain was a minor character. Okay fine, it wasn’t a character. It was the setting. I did pay attention in English class. Actually I didn’t. That was a lie. English was boring. But. The story, the setting, the point: I was reading an account…

Explorer Pants

I wore my explorer pants today.  The last time I wore my explorer pants we climbed a mountain. I never told you about that, did I? One fine day at the end of last summer I was working at a fishing lodge. I worked there many fine days actually, but this day was a particularly…

The Story of Simon Gunanoot

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If You Hate Scenery, Pass This By.

It’s been a week and a day since I left Smithers. After driving North for six hours, we unloaded the pick up and ate some fries and I hoisted my duffel, backpack and trusty ol’ gumboots in the back of a floatplane and clambered in. Then we flew, and this is what I saw: Green…