Sometime after midnight I stopped looking at the outdoor thermometer. The last reading I remember was -24F/-31C. Even with the wood stove blazing I could only get the front of the house warmed up to 56F/13C. The back of the house was ten degrees colder than that. I slept on the couch to feed the […]
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Happy Thanksgiving to our American listeners! If you’re wondering what to play on the way to grandma’s, consider downloading some episodes of My Yukon Life podcast radio. All of our shows are kid friendly and they’re a great way to introduce young ones to the Yukon.
Generators are good to have when the power goes out and can help with basic survival. It can mean the difference between all your perishables surviving an extended summer power outage or having heat in the dead of winter when outside temperatures are well below freezing. Knowing how to install a whole house portable generator […]
Intriguing article from Outside magazine about how easily one can find themselves fighting for their life against the cold: http://www.outsideonline.com/outdoor-adventure/As-Freezing-Persons-Recollect-the-Snow–First-Chill–Then-Stupor–Then-the-Letting-Go.html?utm_source=facebook&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=facebookpost
Photos of some of the beautiful woodwork by special guest Claire Desmarais for Episode 97 of My Yukon Life podcast radio: http://www.myyukonlife.com/podcasts/episode-97-woodworker-claire-desmarais/