Oneg In The Arctic
Stories from the TRUE NORTH with a side of humour, adventure, good food, and snowy dreams
Who was he trying to kid? It was obvious that at some point he would get caught. His profession could only remain sustainable for so long. And boy was it sustainable; cash without end in sight along with all the solitude a lone wolf could want. He wished he could say it was guilt free. But in the nights when he wasn’t on rooftops getting blackeye-d from his too trusty scope, the ghosts tortured him.
No Chocolate In This House
My mother never liked chocolate. She claimed it gave her terrible headaches. Aside from the fact that she usually had headaches, I took her choco-abstinence as an excuse to have more for myself. Someone had to make up for the average chocolate family intake.
A Northern Cooking Experience
As a First Generation Canadian settler raised in an immigrant home with a storm-in-the-kitchen mom, moving to tiny Northern communities with little variety has been quite an experience.
The Olympic Swimmer Dog You never really know how strong a dog is until you see it try to swim a whole river just to join a canoe party.
Seal, Berries, and Uushuqs
Before you decide if you're ready to test these waters, you might be asking yourself this question: What the heck is Uushuqs?
When You Don't Care About Christmas
Deck the halls with lots of tinsel fa-la-la la-la la la la la Or something like that... right? Here's the thing, I don't celebrate Christmas. Why? Because I'm Jewish. Which seems like a pretty valid reason, yet the world is still screaming "Merry Christmas" in one ear and overplayed (yet catchy) jingles in the other.
Animal Crossing Quarantine Edition
On March 20th 2020, the long awaited Animal Crossing: New Horizons was finally released to the world, just in time to save quarantined folx from blood-sucking boredom.
Tundra to Bush
Teaching to me, is a passion. Finding the simple joy in working with youth who are the seeds of the future, is a blessing. Being able to enjoy the pure nature and land of this Earth is a huge bonus.