Category Archives: Alaska

Alaska Blues, two and a half years after leaving

There are some places that just get into a persons soul. Montana is one such place, and for me at least, Alaska is as well. In my life I have lived in, worked in, and traveled through a lot of … Continue reading

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North to Alaska, Part Four: The Far North Shore

Above:  Mt. St. Elias and Yakutat Bay. Of all the places I visited during my two years living and working in Southeast, one of the most uniquely Alaskan feeling was Yakutat.  Most of Southeast, to me, felt like it’s own … Continue reading

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North to Alaska, part three: Out Among ‘Em on PoW

Above:  MD500 on a logging road pickup spot on Prince of Wales, 2010. It’s safe to say that the job I had in Alaska was hands down one of the best jobs to have in the Forest Service if you’re … Continue reading

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North to Alaska, part two: Initial impressions and Ketchikan life

Above:  View down Cholmondeley Arm, on Prince of Wales Island in 2011. I’m not going to lie, I went into my Alaska experience not really knowing what I was getting into.  What I knew about Southeast Alaska was gleaned from … Continue reading

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North to Alaska, part one: Ketchikan and the Tongass NF

Above:  View over southern Prince of Wales Island, from the M/V Columbia, in early 2012. I think the time has come for me to write a little bit about my time in Southeast Alaska.  I lived in the town of … Continue reading

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