A small band of scarlet pushes up against blue dark horizon, a slow reversal – one minute less than yesterday. Shuffling into slippers, I slide on my long, black woolen coat and wrap my scarf against the chill, snug about my neck. In late […]
Intro: Delayed, but finally written I finally reached a place where I could go through my travel journal and learn from my solo months on the road. I had not wanted to open my journal as there was some fear about the many emotions I knew […]
A white blanket of clouds hovered low over green water. Alone, I trolled a secluded inlet of Frederick Sound, Alaska. Through worn binoculars my eyes caught a misty, thin break in the horizon a few nautical miles away. I changed course, gliding past red and […]
Travel Photos: Bit O Honey Katmai National Park, Alaska. The salmon are late so two coastal brown bears fill their bellies with sedges. Then one stops and approaches the other. “You’ve got a little something . . . no, no up higher. I’ll get it.” […]
The Bering Sea narrows into a corner above the Alaska Peninsula and below the Kuskokwim mountains, where the difference between ebb and flood transforms the shore more drastically than sunrise, sunset or the changing of seasons. This corner is an arm of the Bering Sea called Bristol Bay.