January 23 2019

Jodi Proznick

Music is a birthright

By her own admission, Jodi Proznick, an award-winning bassist and member of Triology, has enjoyed an “incredible performing career, and had opportunities really beyond anything I could have imagined for myself at the beginning of this journey.”

The escalation of violence

Part three of six In the last two articles of this series, I described the four phases of the Cycle of Violence (accumulation, explosion, honeymoon, justification). The definition of violence highlights the central role of control over the victim(s). Violent behaviour has easily identifiable characteristics: the aggressor ignores the destructive impact and negative emotions felt …

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Celebrate Local Food – January 2019

Two Wonderful Submissions! Received From Chef Berna O’Donovan of Cucina Berma Home cured Icy Waters Arctic Char Gravlax with Saffron and Hawaiian Red Salt. (above) Arctic char from Icy Waters Berna cured with salt, sugar, Yukon Juniper berries and Free Pour Jenny’s Solstice bitters. (right) Thank you Berma for answering our call and we’re pleased …

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Inspiring on stage

On January 15, Tentrees was joined on the small Hamilton and Son stage for his 90-minute performance by Amelia Rose Slobogean (fiddle) and Graeme Peters (guitar). The trio explored some of their new works and shared their crafting experiences and inspirations of the pieces, displaying a rare chance to see the creative process through someone else’s eyes.

Bridge too far

It began innocently enough. At a gathering shortly after I stopped working, I overheard a friend mentioning that another friend had said she was going to learn bridge in order to have something to do in the nursing home.

A carpenter’s lesson in life

Each year, just as New Year’s rolls around, I place this on the front page of my new diary so when I open it and read each line, it will help me to make my way through the on coming days of another year.

Yukon See It Here: Partick Gardiner

A staple of Yukon winters, these ravens lined up on a Yukon-made truck-rack for things to scavenge in the Walmart parking lot. [box] We invite you to share your photos of Yukon life. Email your high-resolution images with a description of what’s going on and what camera equipment you used to [email protected][/box]

Living With Wildlife: Adam Skrutkowski

During early January’s cold spell, a chickadee needs to fluff its down feathers to insulate itself. I captured this brave bird outdoors on January 9, 2019. Camera: Fujifilm Finepix HS50 EXR, F5.6, 1/100 sec, ISO800 [box] We invite you to share your photos of Yukon wildlife. Email your high-resolution images with a description of what’s …

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