...is where "economies, ecosystems, and writing all begin" says Rob Budde in "Writing the Place Awake: Culture in a Northern City." I love the Wallace Stegner quote in this piece.
Tomorrow I'm off on the final leg of the Northern Manitoba tour. I haven't visited Thompson in years and I've never been to Churchill. I look forward to the readings and the train ride, not to mention the birds and the whales and everything else. My next post should appear on June 29.