Why Walk?

This post highlights my five favorite reasons to walk. Some folks in Port Heiden love to walk, they’re in the … More

A Walking Tale

I like to walk these days. Port Heiden has fostered incredible enthusiasm for such a simple act. But it took … More

Fox Walking

Journeying safely through the wild requires attention and intention. “Zoning out” is dangerous and a misplaced foot or unexpected animal … More

Owl Eyes

Alaska is a wild place. It is The Wild, come to think of it. Humans have barely made a dent in … More

Beach Burn

We now interrupt your regularly scheduled programming to remind readers to control and fully extinguish their fires, whether on the … More

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


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 Pilot Down

This post is dedicated to the memory of Gabriele Cianetti, may he rest in peace. An airplane departed Port Heiden’s … More