Monthly Archives: March 2013

got crabs?

Our booty harvest was ample: 14.   They were upset and began tearing each other’s pinchers off. This made them net-easier to handle. Shannon is a masterful fisherwoman. Wait, crabs are fish, right? They have gills. She can hunt the … Continue reading

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A beautiful ocean view

Yesterday we dropped a crab trap. Today we will retrieve it. Thursday is a joint birthday party for Becca and me.  If Shannon catches any crabs maybe we will eat those too, but I expect they won’t last that until … Continue reading

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That’s two

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Gwaii Haanas

This is where I am right now.

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some highlights

      Mike and Sarah left yesterday. Here are some of my favourite moments from their visit. (They took most or maybe all of these photos.)  

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storm exploitation

The latest adventures of Team Sphagnum Ranger landed us at Tow Hill during a rain and hail storm. The swell pushed the rising tide up through a hole in the rock causing a gnarly “blow hole” effect.   Then we … Continue reading

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white christmas

This morning featured a beautiful mid-march winter wonderland.

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getting stoned

We learned what Michael would look like if he were to get way too stoned.

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team sphagnum ranger

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cedar planking

This tree had two planks cut out of it in the traditional Haida fashion. The Haida would remove extremely long, straight, thick planks from tall cedar trees without killing the tree. This basically involves cutting a notch at the top (using stone tools) … Continue reading

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