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A Little Gift

The little dog and I are pulling into the Fish Creek trailhead parking lot. And as if nature thought we deserved an early Solstice gift, it is not raining. 206 mais palavras

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Rainy Day Retreats

Heavy rain has forced us to retreat into the Treadwell ruins. The little dog and I have the place pretty much to ourselves. Aki manages a brief dash about with a big husky mix. 156 mais palavras

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Pioneer Road

Aki and I are taking the new pioneer road on Douglas Island. To its advocates, it is valued because it may eventually provide access to housing developments and a hoped for golf course. 163 mais palavras

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Cross Country Slogging

There are a lot of things the little dog and I could be doing this morning. Recent rainstorms cleared almost all the local trails of ice. 162 mais palavras

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The Piano Has Been Drinking

Aki and I are driving out the North Douglas Highway toward the Rainforest Trailhead. It’s raining. Tom Waits is singing one of his downer songs. … 221 mais palavras

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Red Sky At Morning

Red sky in morning, sailors take warning. Look at that sunrise, little dog. Know any sailors we should warn? Aki gives me her “don’t mess with me” stare and curls back up into a comfortable sleeping position. 247 mais palavras

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Moraine Moose

Aki and I are out on the glacial moraine with one of my oldest friends. He is also one of the little dog’s favorite humans. She follows close at his heals as we walk on soft snow to the Mendenhall River. 198 mais palavras

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