Asphalt Camping Again

After four days of beach-front camping at beautiful Deep Creek Campground in Ninilchik, Alaska, I have to say, my current location is definitely lacking in both amenities and views. Yep, we pulled up stakes at the beach … or more accurately, rolled the rocks off my ground mat (the wind really picked up yesterday eveningContinue reading “Asphalt Camping Again”

Fish Parts and Other Puzzles

I awakened this morning to brilliant sunshine and a view out my window of the awesome range of mountains and volcanic peaks across Cook Inlet. After a beautiful morning walk with Ronni, I settled in with a mug of hot coffee and a bran muffin to soak in the gorgeous ocean-front vista before me. TheContinue reading “Fish Parts and Other Puzzles”

Getting There is Is Half the Battle

I left home under dark, gloomy skies, but at least it wasn’t raining. I planned on driving through Anchorage mid-day for the lightest traffic, which worked out well. My mood was bubbly, my anticipation high. I was finally, once again, out on a road trip! 🎶🎵 On the road again … 🎵🎶 Just can’t waitContinue reading “Getting There is Is Half the Battle”

The Longest Day

I have a long standing love/hate relationship with Summer Solstice. Living in Alaska, we have a habit of celebrating this day of longest possible daylight in the proverbial “land of the midnight sun” with parties, midnight BBQ’s, all-night baseball games … pretty much everything except possibly fireworks. With a full 22 hours of functional daylightContinue reading “The Longest Day”

Trialing Days of Summer

Ronni & I teamed up for TWO 3-day weekends of back-to-back trialing (AKC Scent Work on 6/4, 6/5 & 6/6 and Barn Hunt on 6/11, 6/12 & 6/13). What fun! Yes, that was definitely pushing MY physical limits, especially recovering from a concussion in between 🥴, but obviously it was far from “too much” forContinue reading “Trialing Days of Summer”