Category Archives: Reading

Thanksgiving

I would have called this post “fall” or “autumn,” but we’re well into that season now in Yellowknife, probably bordering on winter actually.  This little update unfortunately has almost nothing to do with music, since I’ve been so musically inactive … Continue reading

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Hoarfrost River

I had the very lucky opportunity to travel out to the East Arm of Great Slave Lake last week, to housesit Dave Olesen’s family homestead at the Hoarfrost River.  I’d never been to the East Arm, and, apart from canoeing … Continue reading

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Whitehorse

Just got back from a whirlwind tour to Whitehorse, where I played a house concert with my brother Darcy, his wife Erica Mah and Yellowknife’s Old Town Versifier, Anthony Foliot.  After a set on my own, I was joined by Darcy … Continue reading

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Riding the Rails in Mexico – Part 2

The yard worker tells me there’s a freight headed west out of Chihuahua city every night at three in the morning. That’s a pretty awkward time. Either rent a room and get up really early, or stay out late sitting … Continue reading

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Album Release!

Almost a year in the making, my first album Westbound was released October 25th, 2014 at the Top Knight Pub in Yellowknife.  Huge thanks to everyone for the support – the house was packed! I think lots of fun was … Continue reading

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Riding the Rails in Mexico – Part 1

I spent Sunday night in a pretty sleazy motel in Los Mochis, near the west coast. There were a couple dozen hookers outside, and the motel staff didn’t want to rent me a room for the whole night. In the … Continue reading

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Second Shot at Life – Fixing up a 72-year old CCM dump-score bike

Lots of folks here in Yellowknife have great stories about the treasures they’ve found at the dump. When I first moved to town back in oh three, I outfitted a whole apartment with salvaged housewares—couch, toaster, microwave, TV—the whole bit. … Continue reading

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