Tin Foil

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Cambridge Bay, May 15, 2012. Sunrise: 2:13 a.m. Sunset: 11:48 p.m. Not much darkness when the sun goes down. Last night I duct-taped a second layer of tin foil on the bedroom window. Works pretty well. Al Pacino should have … Continue reading

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Little Jimmy’s Cabin

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Ventured onto “The land” last weekend, in the company of a Cambridge Bay hunter named Brent and a next-door Franco-Ontarian neighbor named Jean. My purpose: to gather audio material for a story that should be appearing this Sunday evening on … Continue reading

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Old Sol

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Born on the north shore of Long Island, a shade south of the 41st parallel, Dave used to take the sun for granted. On the summer solstice, throughout the better part of an afternoon Mets game, which Dave typically watched, … Continue reading

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Working Stiff

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What’s become of Dave, you ask? He’s become a working stiff, that’s what. Dave can’t remember the last time someone paid him to work nine to five. This time around, up here in Cambridge Bay, Kitikmeot Region, Nunavut, he punches … Continue reading

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Brightness at the Edge of Noon

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This morning at 11:49 a.m., the sun officially rose over the Cambridge Bay horizon. I took this first picture on Monday around noon. On Tuesday skies were cloudy. The second shot was taken yesterday, just before noon. This shot was … Continue reading

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Things to Do When It’s Minus Fifty Outside

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When the mercury drops to minus fifty outside — Celsius — it’s wise and enjoyable to stay inside. Here are a few things you can do:

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The Other Side

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Greetings from the other side. Time and events have elapsed since the last post. Christmas and New Years have passed. Caught the closing events of Cambridge Bay’s two week-long Winter Games. Several hundred members of the community gathered in the … Continue reading

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