I never tired of watching jet airliners using a gravel strip. Here’s a Pacific Western Boeing 727 taking off en route to Yellowknife. We really liked to see that aircraft land – because it brought booze…and new camera gear.
Resolute as seen on a nice, warm day.
My official “Arctic Circle Club” membership has expired. Dammit.
This end up! a resolute Andrew Bryant at Resolute
Sea ice, Resolute Bay, NWT, 1979
Man at Work. Yours truly at Resolute Bay, NWT, 1979
Boeing 737 taking off from Resolute Bay Airport, 1979
Photographically speaking, two important things happened during this trip. My ancient Praktica died, so I bought my first “good” camera by mail order from Yellowknife – a Canon AE-1. This is whalebone and arctic poppies, Resolute Bay, NWT, 1979
I’ve seen a man crying; he was broken – not weak. He was no coward and had no flaws in actions oblique. He walked the steps of his downfall with head held high, and the pride of knowing he was a good man while choosing to die. 253 more words