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Snow Clearing

Taking it to the Streets

The streets of Dawson vary in size, height, width and smoothness with the seasons.In spite of snowfall and the need to plough them, they are really at their best in the winter, when the hard-packed snow fills in all the possible...

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Reflections on Harsh Times

Last Friday I returned from a run to find The Frenchman shovelling snow.  The end result is like an iced cake: smooth, precise and clean.It’s peculiar how one can go from being wrapped in one’s tiny world to having a sudden...

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Dawson Moves Into Puddletime

Dawson has entered that phase of spring I call Puddletime. City workers have been trying to keep up by opening storm drains. The rapidly accumulating melt-water makes its way to the river, but it’s a losing battle. The darn...

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Shovelling Smart

Call me crazy, but I kind of like shovelling snow.Given my advanced age and generally sedentary lifestyle, it would probably be wiser to delegate that task to some neighbourhood kid.But with a driveway roughly the size of Taylor...

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