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Stephen J Voorhies: Artist of the American People — and Places

  Stephen J Voorhies: Tribute to an Artist of the American (and Canadian) People — and Places     As an avid collector of classic wilderness fiction, including the stories of our Canadian Mounties, I’ve been lucky enough to track … Continue reading






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Tom West – Classic Ace Double Western Writer Remembered & Reviewed

  Tom West ACE Double Western Book Reviews: Gallows Gulch & The Man At Rope’s End     Tom West: Classic Ace Double Western Writer Remembered & Reviewed In his 1960 Western novel THE PHANTOM PISTOLEER, after a ranch house, barns, … Continue reading






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Be Kind To Animals Week: Take The Kindness Pledge

  Celebrate Human Compassion with American Humane’s Be Kind to Animals Week! They cannot ask for kindness Nor for our mercy plead, Yet cruel is our blindness Which does not see their need.On Kindness To Animals, Edgar Guest  “Be Kind … Continue reading






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Breaking News DC Eagle Cam Reveals Two Baby Eaglets

  Breaking News!  DC Eagle Cam Reveals Two Baby Eaglets     BREAKING NEWS UPDATE: “The Eaglets Have Landed!  A day after its sibling hatched, a second eaglet in the National Arboretum’s eagle nest began breaking free of its shell, … Continue reading






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PAN by Knut Hamsun – Under a Strange Sky

  From the Author of GROWTH OF THE SOIL…     PAN, A Northern Novel by Knut Hamsun   “I have gone to the forest.”  The Northland is a world unto itself.  And I grew up in the Northwoods of … Continue reading






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Teddy Roosevelt Called it Climate Change in 1908

  “THE CLIMATE HAS CHANGED AND IS STILL CHANGING.” President Theodore Roosevelt, 1908       Teddy Roosevelt Called it Climate Change in 1908   As a Canadian, I’ve never had much to do with party politics. OK, I’ve posted … Continue reading






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Trail of the Elk: Discovering the Northcountry of Mikkjel Fønhus

  Trail of the Elk: Discovering the Northcountry of Mikkjel Fønhus       “This is the story of a wizard elk — Rauten, as people called him. He was a human being in animal guise…”   The Northcountry in literature has … Continue reading






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Howling with Wolves at the International Wolf Center

  Howling with Wolves at the International Wolf Center     INTRODUCTION BY BRIAN ALAN BURHOE: Here, along the forested rocky coast of Atlantic Canada, we howl with coyotes. They yip, hoot and kind-of bark.  But not a real a-whooooo … Continue reading






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Justin and Sophie Trudeau – Canada’s Fairy Tale Romance

  Canada’s Fairy Tale Romance     Justin and Sophie Trudeau – A Cultural Conservative Looks At The New Hope They Bring To Canada   “Change happens because people come together.” – Sophie Gregoire-Trudeau “Sophie is a phenomenal mother, a … Continue reading






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The Old Canoe – A Classic Canadian Song by George Marsh

  The Old Canoe     The canoe is a characteristic and iconic Canadian cultural symbol. Our inland waterways were our first highways: we travelled by boat and canoe in summer, often by snowshoe or even dogsled over frozen rivers … Continue reading






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