Valentine’s Day

Wild Yukon roses

Reimagining Valentine’s Day

Whether you feel that Valentine’s Day is overrated, highly commercialized or cheesy (or it’s your favourite holiday of the year)….

cookie cutters in the shape of a heart

Heartfelt (mis)Adventures

Valentine’s Day was always fun for me as a kid. Handing out brightly coloured paper hearts, to all of my classmates…

Ancient Februarys

Valentine’s Day is parallel to Disney stories, The initial holiday is more comparable to Grimm’s Fairy Tale, intertwined love with gore. 

Teen Valentine

What are teen relationships like on Valentine’s Day? The answer may surprise you. It is actually one of the most stressful days of the year.

Say it with a Craft Project

Valentine Craft Night. If you are interested in community sharing of equipment and knowledge, the craft night is just the beginning.

Riffs through the Wilderness

Brenda Berezan was an aspiring songwriter when she moved to the Yukon wilderness. Having taken a break from music to run a business and raise her family, she has recently returned to performing and recording. She’s now releasing her second album, called Blue Through the Trees. It’s an indie-folk album that veers away from her …

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Bush is coming back?

Why do people get so fired up about a little bush? In January, the British newspaper The Telegraph ran an article by Louisa Peacock describing the public response to a pubic display. Clothing manufacturer and retailer American Apparel is known for their controversial advertising campaigns, and this year the New York American Apparel’s Valentine’s Day …

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Northern Romance, February 14, 2013

Q: What should I do if I don’t have a date on Valentine’s Day? –Dateless on Donjek Charlie Says: Count your blessings Dateless. Valentine’s Day can be an expensive Hallmark holiday full of pressures, expectations and annoying restaurant line-ups. With the time you would have otherwise spent aggravating your hay fever at a flower shop, …

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The Blahs Get a Good Exorcise

Man, could I ever have used a Rendezvous this year. The past month was a particularly dark sinkhole of a time for yours truly, and unfortunately these flatlanders in the town they call “Toon”, only seem to get together and celebrate when the Riders are on the field. I’m not sure exactly how February got …

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Flowers, the Language of Love

The language of flowers, often referred to as floriography, was commonly used as a form of communication in the Victorian era. 

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