Good Morning – Weli Keskuk

23 Jul

I woke up early and the black flies were waiting.
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As expected Aubrey came early with some workers to now grass.
I had a first breakfast of granola and juice in my red cup but later  enjoyed bacon and eggs at Dashwood Diner
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where I learned more about the First Nations People; specifically the People of the Dawn. Marilyn graciously spent some time with me and helped me plan a day’s worth of activity.
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I’ve had 3 firsts this morning on this trip: having to wear my bug head net, a large hare crossed just in front of me while riding at highway speed, and an oops in the restaurant parking lot after breakfast as I was leaving. Just a minor tip-over, onto same starboard side as always. No damage and help to pickup the heavy bike. It appears that the SALLS needed re-calibration. The Suzuki Automatic Load Levelling System didn’t compensate for the extra weight of bacon, eggs, toast, orange juice and 2 cups of coffee. I’ve not been down since last summer in Saskatchewn.

I’ve been searching both for the words to desribe as well as a tangible reminder of how good my life is right now. Stan, who learned bone carving from his father, has just made specially for me such a touchstone to wear on my necklace. While I waited comfortably I’m the shade
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Stan sliced, drilled an polished an oblong cross section of a moose antler and gave it to me as a gift. Thank you Stan Hill.
I’m now at this waterside Inn and was watching whales in the distance.
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The weather forecast is very wet, but gets better for Thursday, so I’m going to stay put on this comfort, skip McCallum and leave Thursday for Francois.

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One Response to “Good Morning – Weli Keskuk”

  1. windtogo July 25, 2013 at 9:28 pm #

    Eesh bug hat. That looks unpleasant.

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