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

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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

Writing

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