The Climate Emergency Sailboat Blog

THE EXPEDITION Chapter Nineteen: Winnipeg… (Section Two)

In which Ann couchsurfs Winnipeg…which is a strange adventure in itself Dates: mid July to August 4, 2019 Winnipeg I found a place for a few nights with some young people who share a huge and unbelievably eccentric house in the middle of the factory and warehouse district. It’s the only house there, and the…

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THE EXPEDITION Chapter 19: Winnipeg…. (Section One)

In which the Expedition is dealt a serious setback Date: June 28 to mid July, 2019 Winnipeg Winnipeg was where I’d have to stop long enough to figure out next steps. I knew from talking with Rich and Dylan, and a multitude of cyclists and others, that it would be downright stupid and irresponsible for…

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THE EXPEDITION Chapter 17: Serendipity (Section 2)

In which serendipity comes through again Date: June 17 2019 Virden to Oak Lake Brandon 26.5 km 78.5 km One thing and another took longer and longer. Repacking the trailer was always an exercise in extreme morphogenic Tetris, but this day, it just kept not working out right. Eventually, I got everything together, By now,…

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THE EXPEDITION Chapter 17: Serendipity (Section 1)

In which the Expedition enters Manitoba, an underappreciated province of serendipity Date: June 14 2019 Moosomin, SK to Elkhorn, Manitoba 37.7 km My life has been extraordinarily full of good people. Some I’ve only just met while on this journey, and some I’ve known for years in spite of my weird gypsy life. Sometimes I…

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THE EXPEDITION Chapter 16: Food, Feet, Friends (Section 2)

In which Ann meets Rich the Vegan….and the problem of northwest Ontario becomes ever more ominous Date: June 12 2019 Wapella to Moosomin 27 km We had more stories to meet later that day. Rich the Vegan would cross paths with us in Moosomin. We’d talked a bit in messages but had been mostly saving…

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