Category Archives: Birding Experience

Mosquito Cove

Saturday was the next to last day in Sitka and Sunday will mostly be about getting ready to exfiltrate, so we tried to make the most of it. Not a bad weather day. No rain, cloudy skies with clearing in … Continue reading

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Oh Where, Oh Where has my Winter Gone?

We have been having strange weather in Anchorage lately.  I guess for anyone used to Alaskan winters that statement is nonsensical because fall/winter weather is always a bit unpredictable.  I have been here 7 winters now though and this one … Continue reading

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Glen Alps to Willowaw Lakes Overlook

I am very proud of my wife today.  I have written about my weight loss this past year, but have not mentioned that Karen also lost 35lbs.  As a percentage of body weight we have lost about the same amount … Continue reading

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Goodbye Summer

It’s Labor Day, it’s cloudy, threatening rain, and I have been sick now for almost two weeks.  So long Alaskan Summer!  As I sit in my chair looking out the window at the woods in the back yard, the leaves … Continue reading

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Turnagain Arm Trail- Potter to McHugh Creek

Karen and I walked the 9.2 mile Turnagain Arm trail over the Memorial Day weekend.  The trail is divided into three sections and we split it up into three different trips on three different days.   We did not shuttle a … Continue reading

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