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The trail of closed lighthouses

We woke up in some town, not sure where. Was it Cambria? No wait. It was Monterey Bay. Losing track. We drove the coastal highway today, stopping at fruit stands and nibbling on fresh berries all along the way. We drove from state park to state park, looking to see what we could … [Read more...]

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A symphony of lights

So I was lying in bed Friday night, my condo faces east towards the Chugach Mountains in Anchorage – only a half a dozen blocks from the end of the city. I live on the edge of night pollution. The dark mountains rise just outside my window. My room on the 3rd floor and the hill that the condo sits … [Read more...]

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Kennecott Red, an Amish strike, and a very expensive day…

*The Kennecott Mill is located in Wrangell - St. Elias National Park and Preserve We woke up in the brothel this morning and meandered across the street for breakfast before heading up to the mill town to shoot more photos. Jaz was in heaven on account of all the rusting industrial parts … [Read more...]

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North to the Klondike

I have been negligent in my blogging duties. I have done some really cool trips recently that I have failed to share. I went mushing in Fairbanks and wore my Go Pro for the first time, and managed to film my crash - nice. I went to Minnesota and Seattle and saw the land of 10,000 rubber duckies. And … [Read more...]

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Final installment on Cordova (part 2)

So, there I was sitting on the bank of the glacier river, with this gorgeous glacier wall across from me. The glacier front was so massive I was having a hard time photographing it. Jaz had stayed above (about 50 feet) at the viewpoint and was shooting with a wide angle lens. My strategy (since I … [Read more...]

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Catch-up (Eagle 2 weekends ago)

Even though I left Anchorage yesterday for great adventure, I am playing catch-up on the last two weekends. Summer is busy! I last blogged about my Eagle trip. It was spectacular. I got to visit with old friends, make new friends and… well… fall in the Yukon River.Fort Egbert is one of our … [Read more...]

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No Cover

Well! The weekend started with a bang! I trimmed the workweek by one day and started my weekend early. The idea hatched in my brain and quickly spread to the mind of my riding partner, Jaz. Let’s do a weekend of riding and photography in Kenai, Alaska! Why Kenai you ask? Well, it so happens that a … [Read more...]