Puppies are great. Their clumsy fluffiness brings joy to child and cantankerous coot alike. One of my favorite aspects of … More

The Road Crew

Port Heiden’s gravel roadways are vital to its existence. There are no highways or streets that lead to Port Heiden, … More

The Chigniks

On the other side of the Alaska Peninsula – about 50 miles away from Port Heiden as the raven flies … More

When Foxes Attack

Despite my unease around Port Heiden’s chickens, I’ve grown fond of the flightless wonders. Sure, their angry eyes and jerky … More

Chick It Out

Chickens are strange. Their feet give me the heeby-jeebies. And have you ever noticed the way their scowls flit from … More

Beached Car Seat Ballad

Out on the shores of Port Heiden’s beaches, Away from society’s sick sinister reaches, Dwells a bygone relic of an … More

Calm Skies

In yesterday’s post, I prattled a bit about Port Heiden’s winds and what a neat attribute they are to life … More

Seasons Shift

On August 13, 2017, a severe weather alert was issued for Port Heiden by the US National Weather Service. It … More

Bug Buddy

Sunsets and sunrises in Port Heiden have been some of the most memorable moments in all my time here. I’ve … More

Reindeer Games

Reindeer are really silly. I’ve written about Port Heiden’s reindeer before, but the summer months have revealed more. Like the … More