KlakasSolitude
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‘mother nature is too often spoken of as in reality no mother at all.  yet how wisely, sternly, tenderly she loves and looks after her children in all sorts of weather and wildernesses.’   –john muir, ‘my first summer in … continue reading

HunterBayShoreScenes
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…more from the old cannery site, with a posterized treatment. hunter bay, prince of wales island, alaska.  2014

EurekaBoilerWorksHunterBayCannery
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a san francisco company of the late 1800′s, w.j. brady, eureka boiler works, or at least what remains of one of its products, here along a mid-tide shore at an abandoned cannery site, hunter bay, prince of wales island, alaska. … continue reading

PressingOn
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special project: an ancient haida village⇒ it was a sunny day with a warm and gentle breeze weaving through the trees above us, as we sat there on the beach – a beach where 150 years ago, give or take, … continue reading

MaxCoveCreekKill
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with a wild salmon stream a few paces away, a trickling muskeg-fed drainage filled with skunk cabbage, deposits of his scat at varied intervals across trails of his own making, and this weathered skull of odocoileus hemionus sitkensis - the generally-small … continue reading

KlinkwanCoveDuality
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a duality in darkness and light, shadow and reflection, color and monochrome, sweetly delivered of a waxing sturgeon moon, we camped on a shore beneath the alders and absorbed the music of an evenings high tide at our feet.  klinkwan cove, south … continue reading

JapaneseTsunamiDebrisKlackasInlet
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the most powerful ‘quake to ever strike japan, packing a walloping 9.0 magnitude that knocked the earth off its axis by as much as 10 inches, generating waves that reached more than 130 feet in height and traveled inland by … continue reading

WheresTimmy
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….honey, have you seen timmy? why, no dear, we just finished the salmon scavenger hunt and i sent him to the dumpster with the trash.  maybe he’s still hiding out in the bushes? i think i heard something rustling over … continue reading

BigFoot
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 ‘tell me whom you love, and i’ll tell you who you are’ – creole proverb ——————————————- for jim and charlotte:  i know that both of you are out there trolling somewhere, laughing, together again, and the fishing is spectacular.  you … continue reading

MarkSayOuch
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flashback: doped up, higher ‘n a kite, ready for my titanium, surgically-installed leg implants, some things are best forgotten.  but, then again, failures and falling down can be great teachers.  three years ago this week now, right tibia go snap, … continue reading

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for grandma patrick: a little fried sweet corn in a cast iron skillet, something she had completely mastered, the aroma of the roasting, melding wonderfulness simmering and sizzling, it smelled like summer, her standing there with one wrist against a … continue reading