Beach Bonanzas

When it comes to making epic bonfires, one must think through the particulars. What’s this bonfire’s timeframe? Is there a … More

Beach Bonfires

Bonfires and beaches go together like ketchup and mustard, cheese and crackers, mint juleps and the Kentucky Derby. In Port … More

Beach Finds

Like many seldom-visited beaches, Port Heiden’s sandy expanses are FILLED with randomness. Mostly, the oddities are just detritus from the … More


Dear Wide Wild World: Oh hello, it’s been a bit. Haven’t written much of late, but that’s gonna change soon. … More

A Village Friend

I made a friend in a village recently. For the sake of him and his family, I’ve changed his name … More

Northwest: Abysmal Abuse

In 2015 and 2016, I spent time in a distinctly beautiful region of Alaska: Northwest. Geographically, Northwest villages are pretty flat, especially … More

The YK: Tech & Troubles

Going into Alaska’s remote villages can be surreal. This post describes insights from intense excursions in five villages of the Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta: … More