It’s Friday again – welcome to  Susanne‘s Favourite Fives! We’re counting our blessings. You’re welcome to join the celebration! We’re fast approaching the shortest day of the year. Here on the Island it begins to get dark around 4:30 pm. I’m thankful for every moment of light ~ sunlight, candlelight, firelight, lamplight, and yes, …

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My  band boys, Robbie and John, are on their way to the northernmost settlement in Canada  to play for the troops at Canadian Forces Station Alert The base is on the northern tip of Ellesmere Island – latitude 82.5°N – just 834 kilometres (518 mi) from the North Pole. Look how far away from the …

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