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Hiking With Dick

“Onward and upward,” said Dick as he stood and continued our climb up the side of a steep mountain. Dick Proenneke’s mountains surround Twin Lakes in Southwest Alaska’s Lake Clark National Park and Preserve. 1,188 more words

Outdoors & Recreation

The Best and Most Improbable Documentary Ever

My favorite documentary is shot on grainy 16mm film, has a monotone narration, and includes little action—a 52-year-old man builds a tiny cabin in the Alaska wilderness in the late 1960s. 254 more words


Alone in the Wilderness-The Dick Proenneke Story

One Man’s Story: Alone in the Wilderness

had a dream, and he had the courage to do what it took to make that dream a reality. 513 more words


And so it begins...

My first post and all I’m thinking about is beef jerky and Dick Proenneke.

I have the last two weeks of December off and my to-do list is shortening. 765 more words


a hollow day

If I don’t write something today it will be the first blank month since I’ve started this blog.  I’ve got plenty to say but I don’t want to say it.  1,602 more words


Random Randomness #14 - Alone In The Wilderness

On those days when I just want to get away for a few  minutes – this always does the trick.

Here’s the you tube link  to – … 39 more words

Mainely Magnificent: Cave of Wonders

Wunderkammer – Alternatively known as a kunstkammer, a cabinet of curiosity or wonder, a collection of objects intended to delight, unsettle, and explain. A controlled, curated menagerie that, in theory, captures some corner of the natural world in a microcosm. 1,077 more words