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BBQ in Yuzhno

Last Saturday, we had a BBQ here in Yuzhno.  David wanted to treat the staff in his department, but when it was delayed by a week due to nasty weather, there were only three available to come.  He invited the … Continue reading

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Around And About…. Thoughts and Dreams of Spring

When I was a child, my favorite Little Golden Book was “Around And About Buttercup Farm”, and I have always thought that title had such an engaging ring to it. Two weeks ago, however, we were wandering around Strawberry Hills, … Continue reading

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Ice Age 2014

Saturday brought us the long awaited and formerly postponed ice show performances at City Arena. The company, “Ice Symphony”, is much like ‘Icecapades” in North America.   Ice Symphony is now 10 years old, and features a troupe of former … Continue reading

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Back In The Deep Freeze

Saturday dawned clear and sunny – and cold.  The 3-4 inches of new snow tried valiantly to cover the shame of several days of the unseasonable melting the past week – but didn’t quite make it.  Friends had been ready … Continue reading

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Sunset

An amazing day with the kind of skies I grew up with in Saskatchewan. As we walked Snoopy this evening (5 pm) the sun was just setting.  Where it set was a brilliant red-pink, but the sky above it was … Continue reading

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Sunrise

I was in Gagarin Park at 9 am this morning. It was clear and bitterly cold. The sunrise was close, and the clouds over the mountains were exquisite.

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Out In The Snow

Thursday morning I finally got the chance to try out my new cross-country skis.  There was a bus going to the track, and an instructor as part of the price…….something I could not miss out of.  It has been 35 … Continue reading

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