Sunday, October 31, 2010

First Snow

first snow on Kasaan Mountain, Kasaan, Alaska

I awoke yesterday morning to see the first snow of the year on Kasaan Mountain.

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Saturday, October 30, 2010

Friday, October 29, 2010

Beach Debris

kelp, logs, and other debris on the beach, Kasaan, Alaska

The many recent storms have brought lots of debris to our local beaches.

Thursday, October 28, 2010

Wednesday, October 27, 2010

Tuesday, October 26, 2010

iPhone Sunset

photo of sunset via iPhone, Kasaan, Alaska

Today, around 5 PM...

Monday, October 25, 2010

Morning View

sunrise through trees, Kasaan, Alaska

I never tire of the view from my house, especially on mornings like today.

Sunday, October 24, 2010

Friday, October 22, 2010

Thursday, October 21, 2010

Wednesday, October 20, 2010

Tuesday, October 19, 2010

Klawock Dogpack

person walking pack of dachsunds, Klawock, Alaska

...walking a pack of dachsunds in Klawock, Alaska. A sort of New York state of mind...

Sunday, October 17, 2010

Saturday, October 16, 2010

Tree Down

tree across trail, Kasaan, Alaska

After back to back to back, well, many days of windy and stormy weather, lots of things fly around. Here we notice something interesting on the way to Chief Son-i-Hat Whale House.

Friday, October 15, 2010


night reflections, Ketchikan, Alaska

Water Street over Tongass Avenue, Ketchikan...

Wednesday, October 13, 2010

Tuesday, October 12, 2010

Kasaan Rainbow

rainbow over City Hall, Kasaan, Alaska

The rain stopped for a while and this rainbow appeared over the Community Hall. We see Kasaan Mountain in the background.

Monday, October 11, 2010

Fragile Bear

bear memorial totem, Kasaan Totem Historic District, Kasaan, Alaska

This memorial totem has weathered a lot and has become rather fragile. The rope and ribbons serve as a visual reminder to folks to use caution around the area.

Sunday, October 10, 2010

Grand Camp

Willard Jackson addressing ANB/ANS Convention, Saxman, Alaska

The Alaska Native Brotherhood (ANB) and Alaska Native Sisterhood (ANS) held their ANB/ANS Grand Camp Convention in Saxman this past week. The ANB is the oldest Civil Rights organization in the United States. I'm happy to be a new member.

Here we see former Grand President Willard Jackson addressing the convention.

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Saturday, October 9, 2010

Harbor Poles

harbor pilings, Ketchikan, Alaska

No rain this time in the view from my room at Cape Fox Lodge, Ketchikan...

Friday, October 8, 2010

Double Fin Hat

totem with double fin hat, Cape Fox Lodge, Ketchikan, Alaska

Morning light on a totem in front of Cape Fox Lodge, Ketchikan, Alaska...for all you double fin killer whales out there.

Wednesday, October 6, 2010

Rainy Window

rainy window, Cape Fox Lodge, Ketchikan, Alaska

The weather turned to the wet side, as seen here through my window at the Cape Fox Lodge, high above Tongass Narrows. (Ketchikan, Alaska)

Tuesday, October 5, 2010

Sunday, October 3, 2010

Son-i-Hat Grave

top of Chief Son-i-Hat's grave, Kasaan, Alaska

The top of Chief Son-i-Hat's headstone, Kasaan Cemetery...

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Saturday, October 2, 2010

Another Sunset

sunset, Kasaan Bay, Alaska

late this afternoon in Kasaan Bay...

Friday, October 1, 2010

Thru Trees

through trees view of Kasaan, Alaska

A view of Kasaan's harbor area, from my house...

Tide Gulls

seagulls and kelp, Kasaan, Alaska