Posted in February 2012

Return of the Sun

Return of the Sun

The sun has finally returned to Pond Inlet! After a 3 month hiatus, the sun peeked above the landscape enough to be visible from town on Monday, February 6. Technically, the sun rose above the horizon on January 29, but because of the landscape the sun was not actually visible for several more days. I … Continue reading

Power Outage in the North

Power Outage in the North

Thursday night we were out playing rumoli and we came home to a house without power. This is not unusual here, so we lit some candles, grabbed a book and settled in. By morning we still had no power. Not only did this mean no electricity, it also meant no heat and no water. Luckily, … Continue reading