Alaska Stories

Birthplace of the Winds

In 2013 I spent 6 weeks working at a crab processing plant in the Aleutian Islands.  These are journal entries and photos from that time. *** "What a burden longing was-- to stand on the continent's soft edge, waves always and endlessly arriving, the surf breathing for you, and that old, old dream of paradise… Continue reading Birthplace of the Winds

Alaska Stories

Owls and Animals

I'm currently reading The Hidden Lives of Owls by Leigh Calvez.  It's a good read.  I recommend.  I was reminded of a trip my mother and I took in 2014 to The Alaska Raptor Center in Sitka, AK.  I took a ton of photos and never did anything with them, so here they are.  Also… Continue reading Owls and Animals


Artist Residency at the Sou’wester Lodge

In mid-December I went to the Washington coast and stayed at the Sou'wester Lodge for 5 nights.  They have an artist residency program- you apply with a short questionnaire and a sample of work and if accepted, pay a drastically reduced rate for a Sunday-Friday stay.  I asked for a cabin with a bathtub and my… Continue reading Artist Residency at the Sou’wester Lodge