The menu is very limited and you never know what you’re going to get, although it almost always involves salmon.
A step-by-step guide to preparing Spontaneous Salmon for 20 (and counting) on a gloomy Alaska Sunday.
My first attempt at a Juneau garden is actually bearing fruit, proving that gardening isn’t just for middle-aged women or foppish 17th-century French kings anymore.
Facing the toughest choice in bearding: to trim or not to trim?
This time of year, every speck of dirt casts a shadow. Now in sunlight, my kitchen floor looks like a crime scene all taped off for forensic spatter analysis.
Among Alaska's diverse seasonal possibilities: Construction Season, Rainy Season, PFD Season, Deck-Staining Season.
Two-way communication will be just the tip of the dog turd for Alaska's Last Great Race in the era of improved mushing technology.
An Alaska year in review that may leave Alaskans glad to get on with 2017.
Living in the middle of a boreal forest, you’re literally surrounded by Christmas trees — trees you tell your children they cannot have.
If you really want to turn your woman on in bed, try changing the snow tires. Or cleaning out the crawl space. And take off that fish blood-stained hoodie.
It’s been 11 years since I moved as far from home as possible without having to learn a new language or exchange currency. While I don’t feel much different since relocating to Alaska — according to recent blood work, I’m not even vitamin D deficient — this place has definitely rubbed off on me. Good … Continue reading Nothing makes you appreciate living here like leaving here
JUNEAU — Throughout my childhood, mom was always buying “pot” — by which I mean potatoes, as she abbreviated them on her grocery list, the same way “cot” denoted cottage cheese. Still, for a self-proclaimed “square” who once, after busting my sister for hosting a party, couldn’t understand what happened to all the Jell-O — … Continue reading Pot junkie’s growing his own now
JUNEAU — An Alaska staycation is the staycation of a lifetime. In fact, many locals spend their whole lives on permanent staycation. And for good reason: the Last Frontier abounds with scenery, wildlife, arts and culture, Native heritage, history, dining and weather that inspires some to adventure, others to year-round seasonal affective disorder. Either way, … Continue reading Into the mild: Tips for planning your great Alaska staycation
However fond I am of duct tape, I love another multiuse adhesive even more. And I dont mean electrical tape. No, Im talking about ethyl cyanoacrylate, commonly sold under the trade name Krazy Glue.
Its April in Alaska, a time of lengthening days, returning wildlife and pale exposed flesh. But the Great Land abounds in more subtle seasonal phenomena, too. You'll recognize the signs.