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Why Not Tri.....

Another Sprint Triathlon in the books this past weekend.  I traveled down to Wasilla, Alaska which is about 5 hours via car from my home.  I neither saw Palin, nor Russia, so in that respect I was a little disappointed :)  This is one of my favourite sprints in the state. 974 more words



Happy Birthday! My new site is up, and it feels good to see it live, even knowing it’s a work in progress.

It’s been a joy to work on this project, sometimes diligently, always with a goal of creating a way to give back. 175 more words


Snowshoe Hare

This little snowshoe hare likes to hang out around our housing area and nibble on all of the new vegetation that is sprouting up.


day tripping

The drive south of Anchorage along the Turnagain Arm has to be one of the most beautiful drives in the country. I never get tired of the views.   319 more words


The Road to Denali

Location: Anchorage -> Talkeetna -> Healy (Denali)

We slept in today! For the first time in days we got a full nights sleep and didn’t have to get anywhere in a hurry early in the morning. 367 more words


Alaska Trip Day 5: Teslin, Yukon Territory

Odometer:  166,623

Day Distance & Time:  617 Miles; 9 hours 48 Minutes

Overall Trip Distance & Time:  2,924 Miles; 45 hours 33 Minutes

“It’s like driving through a Bob Ross painting,” I told Jason via walkie-talkie as we crested the Yukon Highway 1 near the Liard River today, with “happy” pine trees in the foreground and the looming, snowy peaks in the distance.   1,213 more words

Road Trip

A Student's Summer at Sea

When Isaac Doucette was a little boy, he used to stare out of his window at the end of each summer, anticipating his older brothers’ return from their annual Alaskan fishing trip. 642 more words