Monthly Archives: October 2013

Why You Should Know Who William T. Vollmann Is, and Go Out and Read Him Immediately

I am obsessed with William T. Vollmann, an author and all around supremely interesting person. Many of you will never have heard about this man. I certainly had not, until roughly four years ago. I could probably actually pinpoint the … Continue reading

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My Bicycle Trip Across Canada: Day 40: Family Reunion Part Deux

June 6th: Thessalon, ON: Rest Day Woke up to hammering, ’round 8:30am. Still, good sleep. Made breakfast, watched TV. [Oh! I totally forgot to mention that yesterday Murray took us out for a ride on his ATVs. Lots of fun! … Continue reading

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Our 80km, 30hr, Non-Stop Hike Through the LaCloche Silhouette Trail in the Killarney Provincial Park

The La Cloche Silhouette trail is an 80km, difficult, hiking trail that loops through the Killarney Provincial Park. I had never before been to Killarney, but had heard good things, as it is in this park where Ontario’s only mountain … Continue reading

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My Bicycle Trip Across Canada: Day 39: Family Reunion

June 5th: Sault Sainte Marie, ON to Thessalon, ON: 90km Took an alternate route for about 54k out of the Sault [not shown above]. Phill seemed upset, so we talked about it. He seems to be getting tired of me, … Continue reading

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My Bicycle Trip Across Canada: Day 38: Velorution

June 4th: Pancake Bay Provincial Park to Sault Sainte Marie: 77km Woke up without an alarm clock. Phill happened to have a flat front tire, so we had to fix that. Biked into Goulais Bay (sp?) and had lunch. Phill … Continue reading

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My Bicycle Trip Across Canada: Day 37: Lake Superior Prov. Park

June 3rd: Wawa, ON to Pancake Bay Campground: 150km Wawa to Pancake Bay Provincial Park. Weather was on and off: sun, rain, cold, hot. Terrain was very hilly. We were in the Lake Superior Prov. Park most of the day. … Continue reading

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