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1490-Lenny Pickett Experience

My recent trip to Alaska turned out to be better than I expected. There was a small jazz festival going on in Anchorage that I might not have cared too much about. A buddy sends me a text saying Lenny [...]

June 10, 2017 Alaska, Interesting Stuff


Travelled to Alaska for a couple of weeks to get a break between semesters. Alaska is usually beautiful during this part of the year. But, it was cold and rainy most of the time. Couldn’t wait to get back to [...]

June 8, 2017 Alaska, Scenery

1465-Iditarod Dogs – Anchorage, AK

These are the 2017 Iditarod dog sled race champions. These dogs are not in anyone’s mind what they think are sled dogs. Most of these dogs are mutts and come from all areas of the dog family. Beautiful beasts that [...]

June 2, 2017 Alaska, Animals, Interesting Stuff

1464-Iditarod Racing – Anchorage, AK

This is the start of the 2017 Iditarod dog sled race. This ceremonial start is always in Anchorage but there is never enough snow in the southern part of the state to fully complete the race. This race officially began [...]

June 2, 2017 Alaska, Interesting Stuff

1463-Alaskan People – Anchorage, AK

We popped up to Anchorage, AK to see the start of the Iditarod dog sled race. It was still winter and real cold. I have always enjoyed walking around Anchorage at an event like this photographing the local wildlife. Half [...]

June 2, 2017 Alaska, Interesting Stuff

1462-Hope, Alaska

We had some friends who lived in Hope, AK. We wanted to see their new digs so did the 2-hour drive from Anchorage around Turnagain Arm to the other side and shot these beautiful photos of the last vestiges of [...]

June 2, 2017 Alaska, Scenery

1461-Alaskan Car – Anchorage, AK

Only in Alaska would you see a car like this. Part Chevrolet, part moose, part sheep and pure Alaskan. [...]

June 2, 2017 Alaska, Interesting Stuff

1460-Alaskan Winter – Anchorage, AK

Spring was already happening in Southern California but apparently we needed a little dose of the Alaskan winter. We popped up to Anchorage for the start of the Iditarod dog sled race (and because we had a couple of free tickets [...]

June 2, 2017 Alaska, Scenery

1386-Crazy Bikes – Anchorage, AK

Now that I have just ridden 4,200 miles from Southern California to Anchorage, I have an eye for bikes. Anchorage has some of the craziest. Check them out. [...]

July 5, 2016 Alaska, Interesting Stuff

1385-Sunsets & Sunrises – Anchorage, AK

This is one of the reasons people live in Alaska during the summer. As you know I lived in Anchorage for six years but this California boy just couldn’t handle the long winters anymore. I’m up here frequently with Janine [...]

July 5, 2016 Alaska, Scenery