Wednesday, December 30, 2009
Monday, December 28, 2009
Saturday, December 26, 2009
Wednesday, December 23, 2009
Tuesday, December 22, 2009
The winter solstice began with a thump. A bird crashed into my window at work, leaving the above feathery evidence. It lived. And, later, I got the call that I could move into my new place--a two bedroom house, all to myself. Here's to the days getting longer!
Monday, December 21, 2009
Sunday, December 20, 2009
Saturday, December 19, 2009
Friday, December 18, 2009
Thursday, December 17, 2009
The center house post of Naay I'waans (Great House), or Chief Son-i-Hat Whale House, has been missing part of a face for decades. PLEASE, when you visit, be careful, respectful, and DON'T REMOVE ANYTHING. Of course, no fires or camping are allowed.
Alaska Coal Exports Up In 2009
Denver-based Airline To Begin Fairbanks Flights
Wanted By Alaska Lawmakers: PR Firm To Fight Species Listings
Wednesday, December 16, 2009
Tuesday, December 15, 2009
Sunday, December 13, 2009
Friday, December 11, 2009
Thursday, December 10, 2009
Wednesday, December 9, 2009
Tuesday, December 8, 2009
Monday, December 7, 2009
I let this bear in Kasaan's Totems Historic District wear my new hat (made by a special hat maker from Hydaburg). During cold weather, we can all use something stylish and warm on our head.
Mushers To Be Tested For Drugs During 2010 Iditarod
Fairbanks Man Crafts Guitars With Local Materials
Former JDHS Coach Arrested On Sex Assault
Sunday, December 6, 2009
Friday, December 4, 2009
Thursday, December 3, 2009
One must watch for bears, even in downtown Anchorage.
Mayor Wants To Revisit Report Critical Of Begich Administration
Juneau's Sales Tax Revenues Plummet
Wednesday, December 2, 2009
The elusive Peters Creek Flash, a camera-shy cousin, caught in action...(Peters Creek, Alaska)
NOAA Proposes Critical Habitat For Belugas
Out-of-State Fishermen Expected To Receive $70 Million Refund
Tuesday, December 1, 2009
Way back when I was boy, I fished on this boat with my dad. Okay, okay, this is a model of the power troller Spring we fished on back then. My dad made the model.
From nine years old into High School, I slaved, er, worked on the Spring, all around Southeast Alaska and even off the coast of Washington state. Anyway, my dad sold the model along with some other models to the Tongass Trading Company and they now hang from the ceiling of the Tongass Dock Store in Ketchikan, my home town. It's always fun for me to go to the store and see the ol' Spring.
Monday, November 30, 2009
Saturday, November 28, 2009
Friday, November 27, 2009
Thanksgiving morning at Chief Son-i-Hat's Whale House in Kasaan, Alaska...We can see the effects of weather and time on the building, also called Naay I'waans (Nye EE'wahnss, "The Great House").
In order to raise funds to restore Naay I'waans to its original condition, Organized Village of Kasaan offers "Save The Whale House" t-shirts and hoodies for sale ONLINE. Click Here Haw'aa!
Thursday, November 26, 2009
On this day, I am incredibly thankful to have found myself, after all these years, living 30 miles from where I grew up and about 30 feet or so from where my dad grew up. Kasaan, Alaska--the place I always loved to visit and always hated to leave, now I live there.
It's a long, long way both mentally and physically from New York City, my home for the last 15 years. Do you like apples? How about THEM apples??
[self portrait at Kasaan Totem Park, Kasaan, Alaska]
Wednesday, November 25, 2009
Tuesday, November 24, 2009
Monday, November 23, 2009
Sunday, November 22, 2009
Saturday, November 21, 2009
Friday, November 20, 2009
...near the main downtown cruise ship dock, Ketchikan, Alaska.
Palin: Courageous For Readers To Carry GOING ROGUE In Public
Steller Sea Lion Numbers Slowly Increasing
Wednesday, November 18, 2009
Monday, November 16, 2009
Looking out the window on board my flight to Ketchikan, before leaving snowy Juneau...That's Mount McGinnis in the background.
Polar Bears vs. Oil, With Alaska In The Balance
City Reopens Gastineau Avenue
Fairbanks Nordic Ski Club Coach Raises The Bar
Friday, November 13, 2009
New snow on The Flume, Juneau, Alaska...Enjoy a "Before" shot from earlier this year: CLICK HERE!
Palin Confirms Tension With McCain Aides
Trial For Point Hope Caribou Killing Delayed
Snowy Footprints Lead Alaska State Troopers To Burglary Suspect
Celebrating 101 Years
Thursday, November 12, 2009
Raven steals an apple. (on the mean streets of Juneau, Alaska)
Senator Murkowski To Hold Town Hall On Health Care
Attorney General: State Likely To Win Retirement Suit