Family Day Fire

We drove around a few places — down a road here, through train tracks there — and couldn’t find anything. I was starting to get carsick. Everyone was a bit hungry. So, we stopped on a side road (traffic-free) that looked like it might have a promising hill, right on the road. Turns out that it wasn’t steep enough, but there was plenty of space to dig out a fire pit on the side, which we did.

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Lake Superior Beauty

I grew up surrounded by water. I remember houseboating on the Montreal River when I was young enough that the memory is quite fuzzy, though I recall playing cards and trying to figure out how a vessel could be a boat and a house at the same time. I remember my Dad's shirt flying off the back of his boat on the same stretch of water, and me...

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Three Years in Sioux Lookout

There's something about the North that gets into your bones, seeps right through your blood into your very being. A lot of people try to deny it -- "That place is freezing cold! I hate it there." -- but I really do think it's a place that calls you back, whether you know it or not.

I remember travelling up to Sudbury in my senior year of...

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