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1,200 shoes and boots from the North Cape shores turned into ART!

If you’ve followed my blog for a while, you are aware of an environmental art project that’s been in the making for three years:  One Step at a Time Shoe Exhibition. On June 11, 2014, we had the official opening … Continue reading

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Just a few reasons….

The Arctic Race of Norway will be coming to the North Cape on August 14, 2014.  If you are considering being a spectator and cheering on the cyclists as they race towards the North Cape Globe, then here are a few good … Continue reading

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Storm watching

Today the skies and waves were in constant motion.  Gale force winds whipped through our town, one minute revealing crisp blue skies, the next, a whirl of snow flakes and low visibility.  These three photos give a small glimpse into … Continue reading

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The Arctic ABC’s

Originally posted on experiencenorthcape:
I was recently nominated for the ABC award by George Weaver at She Kept a Parrot.  She’s a lovely woman who writes beautifully.  I recommend stopping by her site and reading her entertaining and insightful thoughts.  Thank…

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A Year in the North Cape

Originally posted on experiencenorthcape:
It’s official.  We’ve lived one year in the North Cape of Norway… one year and two weeks to be exact.  We’ve experienced polar nights and the midnight sun.  Northern lights, reindeer munching shrubs in our yard,…

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Honoring the Sami People on their National Day

Today, the Sami People celebrate their national day.  To honor their heritage and culture, I thought I’d share a couple of beautiful joiks sung by a Swedish/Sami artist, Sofia Jannok.  For those of you who have never heard this music genre, you are … Continue reading

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National Television for One Step at a Time!

It all started with a treasure hunt and a bad conscious: Looking for polished sea glass, weather-worn driftwood and other treasures on this secluded, North Cape beach, I also found this: And my conscious said, “You can’t just take the … Continue reading

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