Monday, January 18, 2010

Drift Wood

high tide, Kasaan, Alaska

High tide...That's Kasaan's harbor dock in the background.

Interesting Alaska Articles:

Three Alaska Television Stations Reportedly Sold

Alaska's Largest Glacier Is Surging Again

Sunday, January 17, 2010

Big Log Peek

big log on beach near Kasaan, Alaska

From a trail near the beach, one can see lots of logs on the high tide. However, the one big overgrown "rock" in the frame is not stone but rather a log, too. A very big cedar at one time...

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Other Interesting Alaska Articles:

Photos: Alyeska's Halfpipe

Concerns Grow Over Navy Sonar Training In Gulf Of Alaska

Saturday, January 16, 2010

Door Ajar

front door of Chief Son-i-Hat Whale House, Kasaan, Alaska

The front door of Chief Son-i-Hat Whale House, Kasaan, Alaska...

Friday, January 15, 2010

Creek Surface

surface of Son-i-Hat Creek, Kasaan, Alaska

Afternoon and rain, on the surface of Son-i-Hat Creek, Kasaan, Alaska...

Interesting Articles:

Alaskan Trapped By Haiti Quake Loses Foot

Fallen Tree Knocks Out Power Line Near Thane

Thursday, January 14, 2010

Flash: Beaver

close-up shot of beaver figure, frontal totem, Chief Son-i-Hat Whale House, Kasaan, Alaska

Rainy, flash photo of a beaver figure...the light from the flash brings out some of the remaining paint.

Interesting Articles:

Nome Contributes $50,000 To Cash-Strapped Iditarod Race

Former Alaska House Speaker Wants Corruption Charges Tossed

Juneau School Board OKs Shortened School Days

Wednesday, January 13, 2010

Mid-Commute Sunrise

sunrise along my route to work, Kasaan, Alaska

Sunrise, as seen somewhere midway along my route to work...

Tuesday, January 12, 2010

Frog Pole

frog memorial pole, Kasaan Totem Park, Kasaan, Alaska

A memorial totem pole with a frog carved on one side and an eagle nest depicted on top...

Monday, January 11, 2010


sign at intersection, Prince of Wales Island, Alaska

Hmmmm, what's wrong with this picture? You guessed correctly: "Kassan" does not exist. Use "Kasaan", please!

Friday, January 8, 2010

Hydaburg Color

rust and paint and more color a shed in Hydaburg, Alaska

Near the harbor in Hydaburg, Alaska...

Tuesday, January 5, 2010

Community Hall

the sign on the community hall, Kasaan, Alaska

The David S. Peele Community Hall: Kasaan's post office, clinic, city hall, and more--all in one building!

Monday, January 4, 2010

Dog Tracks

dog on snowy road, Kasaan, Alaska

This morning, on the streets of Kasaan...

Sunday, January 3, 2010

Sea Gulls

seagulls near shore at high tide, Kasaan, Alaska

A scene at high tide, Kasaan, Alaska...

Saturday, January 2, 2010

Frosty Debris

frosty piece of debris on the beach, Kasaan, Alaska

In spite of the recent high tides, this piece of Styrofoam® keeps hanging round--long enough to get quite frosty.

Friday, January 1, 2010

Watchman Top

watchmen top the totem pole in front of Chief Son-i-Hat Whale House, Kasaan, Alaska

Looking for another terrific year...

Happy New Year!