A Blanket of Memories

When I was choosing my university degree years ago and realized that, with a bit of planning and hard work, I could complete two degrees at the same time I thought, “Why not?” Make sure your electives meet the requirements of the 2nd degree – doable. I searched through that university calendar and settled on education and psychology. Not too […]

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May 2-4 isn’t always about beer and a BBQ…

As a government worker, my email inbox is constantly stuffed with general announcements, PSAs, upgrading courses being offered, holidays in various communities across the territory…and weather bulletins. Now, when living in Pangnirtung, Qikiqtarjuaq, and Kugluktuk, I sometimes had school cancelled due to weather; however, I can count the number of days on the fingers needed to make the Girl Scouts […]

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Tank troubles…

For the past few months I’ve been having problems with my water. I seemed to run out frequently, and the hamlet started charging me for call-out fees. Not cool. …for those of you unfamiliar with the north, the first thing to note is that, though there is running water, it’s stored in a tank under your house. Beside it, you […]

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