According to Spruceroots.org, Haida Gwaii is home to the largest black bears in North America. In March of last spring, for the first time since our arrival the previous September, we began to see some bear sign while on our occasional hikes. We had always been wondering if the bears here actually hibernate or not… Continue reading Silverlox and the Big Bad Bear
June 4th Update: We’ve been at Shelter Island Marina in Richmond, BC since May 24th. We were unpleasantly surprised by a few things that needed to be taken care of immediately, which included ruptured water lines and pump from an unusually harsh Vancouver winter, a boat full of mold and mildew and a ruined djembe… Continue reading On the Hard & Hard at it!
We’re into our final days here at The Outpost now and to be honest, we both cannot wait to get out. For me, there are three reasons and I think Wendi feels the same. #1) Since the middle of the month, we have had a crew of guys here who are building the new staff… Continue reading The Final Countdown!
My lack of attention to the blog lately is not due to laziness of either mind or body – well maybe a little – but has more to do with spring time. We’ll be on a plane or helicopter out of here within the next month and as some may know, over the winter I… Continue reading Garbage, Garbage, Garbage – The plan evolves
One down, eight to go. It’s Saturday October 1st today and since all the excitement happened between Monday and Thursday, I didn’t get a chance to do any writing during the first half of the week. Then I had to finish the previous week so I’m posting this week now to put September behind us.… Continue reading Month One – It’s Over!
Monday September 5 - Up this morning a little later than usual. 08:45 for me but Wendi had been up since before daylight. I did my trek out to the generator shack straight away. Need coffee! The weather is flat calm and foggy. The fog is heavy enough to be a mist but still light… Continue reading Month One – Week Two