The Alaska Report

The Alaska Report

As some of you may have noticed, the blog stagnated last month. Although we do have our hands full here on the farm, it was more directly related to my working sojourn to the north seas of Alaska. In addition to my home-based GIS business, I don the captain hat when I...
Preparing For The Inside Passage

Preparing For The Inside Passage

  As Mark has found his groove in the boating realm again, I’ve also found myself back in the bowels of a boat.  My work, however, is not quite as romantic as his.  I have no stories of hand planing teak, no lore of milling the wood and applying the...

The Impending Jibe

As the summers of Alaska are so fast and fleeting, Mark and I find ourselves doing what the plants and animals do, striving to soak up every available sun-soaked moment.  At the same time, we also find ourselves thinking of the upcoming changing season and the...

We Haven’t Stopped Birding

No, quite the  contrary in fact.  We just haven’t written about it in a while.  We still live our lives with binoculars around our necks, and we’re constantly late because we’re always getting distracted by little warblers in the alders or softly...

Video: Salmon In A Barrel

*If the video doesn’t automatically appear, try refreshing your browser or clicking here.  (It’s worth it!) I flew in on a helicopter.  Katie hiked in through a lush Sitka Spruce rainforest.  We both ended up at beautiful little streams...