I have wanted to see a walrus since I moved here. I heard about one a summer or two ago but it had gone before I heard. This one waddled past the beach, across the road, and decided to rest by a fence containing some snowmachines out at NARL. I saw it lift its head for the last time as I was setting up my tripod. Walrus = food so it was shot.
One of my hangouts. This was the first time I walked by without any cars parked anywhere so I decided to immortalize it. It’s kind of a fixture in town.
From my walk late this evening. But don’t expect to get anything so cliche as a sunset from me too often.
I went in search of beauty. Jeep filled up with gas, headed out toward Pigniq… I thought the old hangar looked particularly nice. I thought I saw the entrance to the old runway and turned to get there. Only what I thought was the access point wasn’t. Thanks flat light and blowing snow. My mistake was immediately apparent but then I knew I better not stop and tried to make the runway. Embarrassingly, I ended up mired in soft snow/gravel just feet away. Two of my bank customers found me and went to go get a tow cable. Meanwhile, I …