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IT’S A FREE COUNTRY (2 Chapters)

1- You Can’t Stop a Story . . .   I don’t mind civilization in small doses. And I don’t mind wilderness, also in small doses. So I don’t mind going to the big city for a day, or for … Continue reading

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MY SNOW-FREE CAR (Chapter 1 of 2)

1 – The Agony Well, the new car shelter stood up to the wind.  The end panels tried to slip away, but Olga and I caught them and strapped them down.  We waited for the ultimate test – a good … Continue reading

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DANGEROUS ROADS (Conclusion)

Highway 17 was bare.  I travelled under heavy cloud cover. Now I could see the lake, Lake Superior.  It was open.  In some bays I saw waves battering the shores.  In the more narrow channels, ice still connected the islands. … Continue reading

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DANGEROUS ROADS (Chapter 3 of 4)

I arrived in Manitouwadge in the dark.  How dark was it?  Well, it was not quite darkest Canada. After all, it’s a community that’s been around for sixty years.  Carved out of the bush.  And the rock.  It has actual … Continue reading

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