Neck Deep in Nostalgia

I am, by nature, a sentimental son of a gun. I wear old shirts until they are threadbare because they remind me of certain times, places, and people; I listen to old songs just to feel wistful; I cloak the past in a golden sheen. more »

Oct 30, 2014 Humor

Carli and Julie’s Yukon Adventure

On a cool Monday evening at the Old Crow Community Hall, up-and-coming country musicians Carli and Julie Kennedy played the last show of their first Yukon tour. The twin sisters were here courtesy of Home Routes, a Winnipeg-based company that more »

Oct 30, 2014 Old Crow

Keeping Busy Now that the Tourists are Gone

Most of the tourists are gone in mid-October and the Klondike is settling into its off-season routine. more »

Oct 30, 2014 North to the Klondike

Semi-Autonomous Technology

This is a love story. On the morning of March 18 I found my coat and purse in a scattered pile on my bedroom floor. I reached in my purse for my phone; the back was cracked and when I turned it on, a message appeared on the screen: “missing SIM card” more »

Oct 23, 2014 Lifestyle

Being Prepared Is More Than Half The Battle

The fire siren sounds every Wednesday evening at 7:30. It’s not audible from everywhere in town, but the last town council held its meetings at 7 p.m. in the second floor chamber room on Wednesday, so discussions would come to a halt in mid-sentence more »

Oct 23, 2014 North to the Klondike

Catholic Guilt and Teenage Dreams

New Waterford Girl, playing at the Yukon Arts Centre on October 24, is a film about juggling tradition and modernity. Living in a small and extremely tight-knit community, being normal is the only way to have any privacy; anything out-of-the-ordinary more »

Oct 23, 2014 Movies and TV

Butcher Day Death with dignity

Death is a part of life, without death no one could live. Even vegetarians’ diets put an end to life. By eating a carrot, for example, there is no way for the veggie to naturally finishing its lifecycle, and produce seeds. more »

Oct 23, 2014 Farm - Garden

Cowboy/Camp Coffee

A little research shows me that “camp coffee” and “cowboy coffee” are the same thing, but maybe originated in different locations. more »

Oct 23, 2014 Food - Drink

They Call Me The Breeze

Such is the case of J.J. Cale. I must admit my prejudice going into this thing; I have not been on the Internet for almost two years. I would have never believed I’d be telling a social media audience that I got to shake Dylan bassist Tony Garnier’s more »

Oct 23, 2014 Music

Tractor on the agricultural field

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Get Some Witnesses Up in Here

If you simply put pen to paper and write down who you want to inherit your property, have you created a legally binding will? Maybe. Maybe not. It depends on where you live. more »

Oct 23, 2014 Family - Learning

Valentine on-line

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Looking for Yukon Love Online, Still

In his last article, Charles discussed feedback from his previous writing about online dating. In this article, he nears the end of a really short list. Online dating was all a bit awkward at first, sticking my neck out, exposing vulnerabilities to more »

Oct 23, 2014 Family 1 Comments

Up Up, Down Down, Left Right, B A B A, Start

If you’re in your mid-thirties like I am, you may remember watching one of your parents playing Super Mario Bros. on the Nintendo. Back the ‘80s, controlling Mario was so intense that most moms and dads whipped the controller up in frantic more »

Oct 23, 2014 Old Crow


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