Denali Sunrise

While staying in Talkeetna, I had to get up stupidly early for a media breakfast. But when I looked out the window at 5:45 am, getting up that early seemed very smart indeed.

On the Ice

I’ve been swanning about the MatSu Valley as a guest of the local tourism bureau. Nearly all of my expenses, down to the sack lunch from Sheep Mountain Lodge, were paid for, including this glacier walk with MICA Guides.  “I think you’re going to like this,” said Claire, the glacier guide. She was answering the …
…read more.

Denali Summit

I’ve been swanning about the MatSu Valley as a guest of the local tourism bureau. Nearly all of my expenses, down to coffee from the drive through, were paid for, including this flight-seeing trip with Talkeetna Air Taxi. I asked to sit up front and Tyler, the pilot, said I could if he didn’t need …
…read more.

Guest Post: Olfactory India

For the last week or so, my brother has been in Bangalore for work. He’s been emailing his trials and tribulations and posting oddities from the tech ghetto. I’ve enjoyed them tremendously. In the middle of my brother’s dispatches, I also received an email from my internet friend, West Seattle neighbor, and writer extraordinaire, Marika. …
…read more.