Saying Goodbye

I’m saying goodbye to this land that I’ve loved and nurtured, and that has nurtured me back. We arrived in June 2009 to a sterile, weedy landscape. Morning glory vines had overrun all of the landscape beds, their long tendril roots anchored firmly through the … Continue readingSaying Goodbye

Low Tide Meander

When the weather prevents snorkeling, there is still ocean life to see. The difference here between low tide and high tide is one foot, yet it exposes twenty yards or so of seafloor.  If these were the extreme tides like they get in Alaska (twenty … Continue readingLow Tide Meander

A Fed Bear

A guest post by Rob I went out fishing during our most recent stay in Alaska at Silver Salmon Creek Lodge in Lake Clark National Park. One afternoon I went out with a guide and another couple to fish. We fished a bend in the … Continue readingA Fed Bear

Fishing Bears

It’s all about the timing. Life in coastal Alaska is dictated by the tides – for both human and non-human animals. On the shore of Lake Clark National Park, the annual silver salmon run has just begun.  A few days ago, there were a few … Continue readingFishing Bears