Bear Close Encounter

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Getting to the Heart of it All

Cynara cardunculus, carduus, kaktos, carchofas, arḍī shawkī, al-kharshūfa, ḥarshafa, alcarchofa, carciofo, articiocco, artichaud, hartichoak—Arabic, Hebrew, Greek, Italian: so many ancient names for artichokes, going back

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Hvardalir
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Hot Place 

Hveradalir was the main reason we rented a 4×4 in Iceland—you need one to reach this geothermal wonderland in the Central Highlands, one of most active volcano

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The Hollows

This week’s post was supposed to be about The Hollows, our favourite restaurant in Saskatoon where summer is celebrated on the patio with bite-sized dandelion

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Magellan

River Road Off-Road Trail

Magellan was keen for the thrill of wheeling Rove-Inn through loose sand and rough washes on River Road, 51 miles paralleling the Rio Grande and

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Rhubarb Galette

Ruby-flushed petioles crowned by lily-pad leaves, rhubarb announces the arrival of spring. The first fruit vegetable of the season, rushing to be ahead of asparagus,

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In Our Opinion…

A freakin’ awful slog of a hike. Shoot me! 20.2 km. 7¼ hours. Elephantine fingers (for both of us.) K rated it a 2.5, me

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