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Day 2 to Attawapiskat: The yurt is loaded!

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Yves Ballenegger, Laurie Miller, Cory Robertson, and Steve Rider in Emsdale. Yurt is loaded.

I am sitting high in the big rig. The last time I rode in something like this I was hitching a ride. That was a long long time ago... another life and another story.

The yurt is loaded on the truck.

We are heading to the Home Depot in North Bay to buy more supplies.

We have joined up with Steve Rider, owner of a mold remediation company called idicanada. Steve along with his helper Cory Robertson, will be driving their own truck up the winter road.

Late Sunday we made a last-minute stop in New Liskeard after receiving an email from Attawapiskat. We were ask to pick up things like flour, sugar, toilet paper, and other household items. Apparently, the Grade 8 students there raffle these items to raise funds for their graduation.

We gassed up the truck and now we are heading to Cochrane. It cost $1,240.00 to fill this machine up!

We stay in Cochrane Sunday night. Monday we board the truck on the train from Cochrane to Moosenee. Stay tuned!

Over and out big ten-four? I am not sure if that is a trucker term but it sounds good.

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