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Arctic Adventures: Volume 8 – Auroras

I sure hope everyone is staying healthy & sane. We are still hunkering down here in Alaska, indefinitely. I’ll update more details about us in our March Currently post next more »

Arctic Adventures: Volume 7 — Winter Activities

Amongst the chaos and unchartered territories we are all navigating with the virus, I hope my blog post can be a temporary distraction. One thing I’d like to note, it more »

Arctic Adventures – Volume 6 – Visitors

When we decided we’d be spending our first winter in Alaska, we made the claim: no one should come visit us in the winter in Alaska. Mainly because we live more »

Currently: February

Oh hey faithful blog readers! I am THREE whole days late with my CURRENTLY post!! Did you notice???? I did, and I HATE being late, but we started going 90mph more »

Arctic Adventures: Volume 5 – Living Without Water – Part 3

I’m not gonna lie. Without proper facilities, bathroom duty is not very glamorous at our dry cabin, and may turn your stomach.  Here are the basic details: 1 – We more »

Arctic Adventures: Volume 5 – Living Without Water – Part 2

I think people are still getting over the fact the average person living in a traditional household (reminder: complete with a toilet, dishwasher, washing machine, etc) uses 80-100 gallons of more »

Arctic Adventures: Volume 5 – Living Without Water – Part 1

I believe we ALL take modern conveniences for granted.  For us personally, we’ve lived without XYZ quite a few times, from the times we have been caretakers of remote, off-grid more »

Currently: January

Currently living/working in: As I said, we purposely planned to have a lighter workload while at our cabin in Alaska, instead focusing on other non-paying projects and goals. And yet, more »

Arctic Adventures: Volume 4 – Darkness

The needle on the thermometer plunged back below zero—after a brief reprieve of temps hovering near 0—but it’s time to move on from Alaska’s cold reality to our next installment more »

Arctic Adventures: Volume 3 – The Cold

Because we survived 16 consecutive days of below zero temps, I thought my next installment should be about the cold.  Fun—not surprising—fact: Americans hate winter. Only about 10% of Americans more »

Arctic Adventures: Volume 2 – Around Town

I am working on lots of posts about the learning curve and experiences we’ve had trying out an Alaskan winter–the cold, the darkness, living without water, etc. But for now, more »

Arctic Adventures: Volume 1 – Vehicles

I said I would do some posts about life in Alaska. We’ve spent plenty of summers in Alaska, but winter in Alaska is a whole new experience with a huge more »

Our First Month in Alaska

I did NOT mean to let 16 days to go by without blogging. It’s an understatement to say I’m busy juggling deadlines and other work projects, causing the blog to more »

Currently: October

Currently living/working in: Healy, Alaska!!! We finished up our Leave No Trace/Subaru contract and flew to Alaska Oct. 14. I greatly appreciate sitting still after a summer on the road, more »

Alaska Wrap Up

We are already halfway through our last leg of the Zero Landfill Tour, in Yosemite National Park. But I couldn’t go without doing a wrap up from our time in more »

1:39 of Fame: Growing A Greener World

Last summer while we were working in Denali National Park for the Leave No Trace / Subaru Zero Landfill Initiative, Joe Lamp’l from Growing a Greener World asked us to more »

Tiny Cabin, Big Alaska

Folks, take seat and a deep breath. We purchased a cabin in Healy, Alaska. They say, Alaska gets in your blood. When you leave, it beckons you to come back. more »

National Park 53/61: Lake Clark National Park and Preserve, Alaska

I once read that the cost to visit all 8 national parks in Alaska would amount to $10,000. Now that we’ve been to 5 of those parks over SEVERAL years—3 more »

Alaska Visitor!

Because we drive around the country so much, we typically are visiting everyone in their homes, or at least their state. I’ve seen my mom a lot this year, but more »

Backpacking Denali National Park: Unit 6

What now is a few weeks ago (I’m behind on posts!), we embarked on another backpacking trip deep into Denali National Park! Last year, we did Unit 9, and this more »

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