On the Road


Revised 3-3-07


Denali (Mt McKinley), Alaska, 2002

Sunset at dinner on the Alaskan Ferry, Inside Passage

Icebergs from the Columbia Glacier, seen on Valdez boat trip

Redoubt Volcano, Kenai Peninsula (fireweed in foreground)

Dangerously narrow part of the Inside Passage,  where the captain earns his pay

Rainbow over Skagway

Alaskan desert

Valdez Harbor from our campsite

Alaskans plant flowers everywhere

Bird Island, Homer


Part of parade for 30th Annual Talkeetna Moose Dropping Festival                        Official Moose


Salmon, caught by hand                                                           Bear             


Caribou                                        Moose


Stone Sheep

Summer tourist rides help pay for expensive feed for sled dogs.
It was an exciting 2-mile trip. The dogs love to run, and these guys were
really impatient waiting for all 16 to get hitched up to the wheeled sled I rode on (below).

I thought some of the dogs had hip problems, so I asked about it.
Turns out that they have to dig in sideways for pulling strength.
There are seven folks on this wheeled sled, not counting the musher,
and the sled itself is very heavy.

Me with future sled dog


Sled dogs are much smaller and friendlier than I'd imagined

These dogs live in round houses and are chained when not exercising.
You can understand why they love to run!

One of several boat trips I took. This one went from Seward.

Home Oak Creek Park Sierra

Family On the Road Birding

Gardening Wildflowers Wildlife

On The Road Copyediting Crafts