Category: Life

New hobby

I’m excited! I’ve embarked on a new hobby, and it promises to be both fun and challenging. Since leaving Alaska, I’ve been in a hobby funk. It used to be photography that consumed my spare time, but it was too...

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Kittens!

I spent some quality time at Curtis and Chalease’s house watching football and being a kitten bed. Their cat Bubbles had 5 kittens a month or so ago, and now they’re out and...

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Late night at work

Left work pretty late tonight, I was babysitting an Exchange migration. It went okay, though I should setup a CA for the site so people won’t have to confirm security exceptions for the default self-signed certificate....

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Close encounters of the javelina kind

Just had my first encounter with javelinas. While out walking the dogs in the dark like every night, Penny starts barking at the distance. Then Ashlee and Macgee go rigid and begin growling. I start backing up. I see three sets...

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Coming to you live, from Prescott, AZ!

We’ve left Alaska. After 5 years, it was time for change. Initially, we thought about moving to Colorado to be with so many of our friends that currently live there. However, that would mean finding new jobs in a down...

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Summer is crazy

There is so much to write, so much to catch up with since I last posted. It’s a bit overwhelming really. Let’s see, since March we’ve: entertained/housed no less than 15 different people, including 3 roommates...

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The Big Apple

In four days, I journey to New York, New York for the first time ever. Some of my photography work was solicited by the Students for a Free Tibet organization, for use in their Art for Tibet fundraiser. Since three of my photos...

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Our adventure so far

I’m approaching the end of my second year here in Alaska, and I’ve been thinking about all we’ve been through since moving up here. So much, some of it is starting to get fuzzy. I’m going to do a little...

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In the forest

While Tyra was visiting, we took a trip with The Center for Alaskan Coastal Studies across Kachemak Bay to tour their field station in Peterson Bay. They have a house, a composting toilet complex and 4 yurts, where schools can...

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I mean it

This and the next are going to be picture heavy posts, to prove the thesis of my previous post. I had to wait to display more photos from the halibut tagging trip, as some had yet to be published in the newspaper. Three of them...

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It’s not boring this year

One of the best and worst reasons to live up here is Kachemak Bay: best because it’s beautiful, and there are a million things to see and do on it, worst because most of the coolest stuff is across it. For a couple of...

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