Tag Archives: Life

Arctic Spring

We we say it’s a beautiful spring day, we don’t mean green grass and budding flowers.  This is what 71 degrees north looks like, six days before the calendar reads May 1st.

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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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Before the Storm

Day two of Phototherapy.

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Phototherapy

Phototherapy:  Exposing oneself to images of bright, warm, distant summer days, in the midst of a 7-month long winter.

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Inside, looking out

Inside, looking out, icicles mesmerize.   Ice castles: Blue, gray and white.  

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