food and fishing, history and hunting, travel and titillations

The Legend of Snowball+

It had been raining slow and steady for the better part of half an hour. Just enough to get a...

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The Manitoba Sanatorium at Ninette: Hope and Horror+

The sound of the stainless steel cart rattling on ancient tiled floors stopped me dead in my track on the...

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Poshing It: Garza Blanca+

If your idea of a perfect vacation moment includes bobbing in an infinity pool, gazing at a pair of whales...

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Yurts: A New Way to Camp+

Rossman Lake, Manitoba: I was just getting to that good part in Fishing With My Old Guy. You know, the...

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Ukraine: Mushroom Hunting Secrets+

The folks of Ukrainian heritage in Manitoba’s Interlake region are a friendly bunch. They’ll gladly help you change a tire...

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Finding Food in the Forest+

“What does Winnipeg taste like?” It’s a question we’re all used to answering with quick responses including ice cream at...

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Holiday Eats Manitoba Style: Ukrainian, Jewish, Filipino Fare+

“What would a Canadian Christmas be without custom and tradition?” So starts one of my favourite cookbooks—one that’s over 30...

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Trappers’ Festival: Top Five Tips+

Every year in February, the people of The Pas throw a big party in honour of the trappers of a...

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How to Dress for Winter: Feet+

There’s no such thing as bad weather; just bad clothing. That’s a motto I live by in all four seasons...

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Eat Your Way Through a Cold Day+

When it gets cold—really cold—in this neck of the woods, my survival instinct kicks in and all I want to...

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