Category Archives: Huskies

A Husky Day in the Dunes and on the Beach at Carcross

With the gorgeous days we’ve been having lately, I’m dying to get my huskies into the high country for some hiking. That’s weeks away yet, but yesterday we went to Carcross for some hiking/playing in the dune system and on … Continue reading

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About Dogs, and a Late Spring

It’s been over a month now since I’ve posted anything about what’s going on, so here’s a bit of catching up. Our new puppy, Bella, has been the focus of my life the past few weeks. I seldom look at … Continue reading

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A Quick Flight to Calgary for a Husky Puppy

After a few days trying to adopt one of the husky-cross (a.k.a. “Alaskan Husky”) puppies from a rescued litter near Canmore, Alberta, it finally came together on Thursday. I booked a flight for the next day to go down and … Continue reading

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Cold, Art & Husky Puppies – Keeping the Variety Going

After our long spell of warmer-than-normal temperatures, Winter has returned, plunging the thermometer to levels well below normal. But, life goes on, although a hoped-for flight this weekend is probably going to get cancelled as a result of the deep … Continue reading

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The End of Winter, the Start of Spring

This has felt like The Winter With No End – pretty well everyone’s been complaining about the weather the past couple of weeks in particular. Finally, though, Spring has arrived (and it looks like Summer is only days away). Last … Continue reading

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A Look at Whitehorse from the Airport Trail

Arguably the most scenic walking trail in Whitehorse is the one along the airport property overlooking the city. It’s also one of the least-used, and those two things together make it one of my favourite places for long walks. On … Continue reading

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March in the Yukon – it’s all about the Sun

We’re having a wonderful spell of sunshine in Whitehorse right now, and like most Northerners, I’m embracing it. Temperatures at night are still a bit chilly but overall we’re a little above average, day and night, for this period. The … Continue reading

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To Kluane Country in the Sunshine

After an excellent weekend at the Sourdough Rendezvous, I decided to take advantage of a forecast sunny day for a drive out the Alaska Highway to Kluane Lake, a little over 500 kilometers (310 miles) round-trip from home. The dogs … Continue reading

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Yukon Sourdough Rendezvous 2013 – What a Weekend!

We’re now into that wonderful part of winter when we can see and feel that Spring is near. The deep cold is gone, and the quality of the light is superb. The fact that the sun has some real warmth … Continue reading

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Mid-Winter in the Yukon – Yukon Quest Excitement, and Snow Clearing Not-so-much!

The past few days have been crazy-busy, with both an exciting event and a great deal of snow clearing at our home and our cabin. The 1,000-mile Yukon Quest started in Whitehorse at 11:00am Saturday morning, and Cathy and I … Continue reading

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