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Archive for July, 2008

Gone Camping

Captain Pater

So, back in May we bought ourselves a new boat to brave the vast waters of the Great Slave. Cold, deep and sometimes deadly, Great Slave is the fifth largest lake in North America and the tenth largest in the world, so understandably we wanted a good, sturdy boat with which to explore.

Needless to say, a good, sturdy boat was what we got and we christened her ‘Lillee’. We’ve been out on the water (as opposed to the land) quite often these last few months and one of our favorite past times has become finding islands upon which we can camp. Believe me when I tell you that there are hundreds. Maybe even a thousand!

Besides camping, we are also fishing fools. Below is a picture of my first Arctic Grayling catch from this past weekend.



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Guilt Ridden

Wildflowers

Wildflowers

SO. Who’s fed up with my slack blogging attempts as of late? Raise your hand. It’s okay. I can handle it.

Actually, I don’t think any of you are more disgusted than I with my lack of attention to the blogosphere. It’s become such a source of guilt that I’m actually considering shutting things down. Things have been incredibly hectic these last few months and it seems a waste to make you come back and check and then there’s just the same old post sitting there. It’s not fair!

I will give it another chance though, I promise. At least 3 posts per week…starting tomorrow. Good Lord. That sounds like a diet, doesn’t it? Oh boy. Let’s hope it works. πŸ˜‰

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