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Catch the Sun

Arctic inhabitants have a special relationship with the sun.  Its 2-month absence creates a deep longing in the core of our being, and an overwhelming appreciation when we’re reunited.  Tears and smiles, elation and gratitude rise within us as the … Continue reading

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Captured Moments

Cancer has a way of putting priorities straight.   One’s “to-do” list is shaken and sifted, insignificant plans and goals disappear immediately.  There’s no doubt what’s most important. Capturing moments with our family has had an urgency about it.  From … Continue reading

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Believe in Adventure

There are days we replay in our minds countless times, dwelling on the joy and laughter they contained.  The discovery of a new place, a sandy beach on the shores of the Barents Sea.   Hunting for shells, polished sea glass… … Continue reading

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Hide and Seek

Autumn is here and the colors are glorious!  The the grass in the fields is the perfect height for a little game of hide and seek.

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A Fisherman’s Dream – By the Light of the Midnight Sun

   

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Gray is Ok

The weather has taken a little turn: Temperatures above freezing, wind and occasional rain showers. Which means that some areas are no longer ski-friendly 🙂 but it also means that my son can skip rocks in the ocean and my … Continue reading

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Beach Day 71 Degrees North

  We may have snow, but we can still have a beach day… just without the swimsuits and sunscreen.  

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