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Alone in the Wilderness: What to take with you

I so thoroughly enjoyed the film Alone in the Wilderness, a documentary film about Dick Proenneke, that I bought the DVD after watching it on PBS. 597 more words

One Man Alone

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