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Hazy Afternoon

We rolled into the place we’re staying near Atikokan mid-afternoon. They are providing a place to sleep overnight and breakfast in the morning as well as a 17’ canoe for our week in the bush. It’s a little hazy here from the various fires in… Read More

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Measurements for an Ark

Anybody know offhand the appropriate measurements for an ark? With all the rain coming down this morning, I hope it isn’t too late to begin construction. I was out doing some shopping this morning and already there were some crazy-big puddles. That was a couple… Read More

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COVID shopping fails

Grocery stores are making some effort to disinfect shopping carts between use, but that effort varies widely. The last time I shopped at my local No Frills (that’s Jeff, Rose and Herb’s No Frills at Lake Shore and Brown’s Line in Long Branch), the kid… Read More

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The Net

I asked my brother if I could borrow his landing net for my canoe trip to Quetico this summer. Most of my fishing is fly fishing in streams for trout and I have a small net that hangs from the back of my fishing vest.… Read More

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Bigness

I was out and about this morning and stopped in at a grocery store on my way home. When I came out of the grocery store, I didn’t see my car, a little Honda Fit, in the lot. It was obscured by the vehicle which… Read More