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New year, new ideas

New year, new ideas

Cleaning and culling my Arctic library in prep for some big time writing time this winter. ‘Arctic Dreams’ is so tattered! Get a new copy or keep this one? (It has traveled in a backpack across the tundra but is so broken now it is hard to read. Dilemma.) These uppik will keep me company…

The meaning of home

The meaning of home

It has been a long time since I have been at home, long enough to wonder what home really means. I know it means love, comfort, and familiarity, but if I include beauty, diversity, and a way to find newness in every day, then perhaps Antarctica has become–in some tiny way–part of my home. Photo…

Nature nocturne

Nature nocturne

I’m super excited to be part of #naturenocturne tonight! I’ll be presenting our stories on Arctic culture at the Canadian Museum of Nature – in the middle of a dance party. I’ll be set up in the mammal gallery, chillin’ with the polar bears. Come and visit Ottawa! #meetthenorth #lindbladexpeditions#museumofnature #canadian #danceparty#pondinlet #pondinletnunavut #nunavut#iceberg #lifeupnorth…

Dose of truth

Dose of truth

Starting this week with a dose of truth. Thank you to artist Alex Janvier for these words. #alexjanvier #nationalgallery #ottawa #yow #lindbladexpeditions #meetthenorth #truth #reconciliation #mondaymorning #courage #lovetheland #instagramcomeback

Sweetness of home

Sweetness of home

I just got home to Ottawa from New York City, and while the view out the plane window wasn’t quite like this (this is East Greenland), I was reminded of both the beauty of the earth from above and the sweetness of coming home. We’re heading north again very soon, so these few days of…

Meet the North in The Ottawa Citizen

Meet the North in The Ottawa Citizen

Jenny recently sat down with The Ottawa Citizen’s Elizabeth Payne to discuss Meet the North. Learn more about Jenny and the inspiration behind the project in Payne’s great article here. “The north is in the news, but it tends to be about resource extraction, sovereignty, climate change — all really important issues, yet there are four…