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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

1382-Eagle – Halibut Cove, AK

Caught these photos of an amazingly beautiful eagle that made his home in Halibut Cove, AK. [...]

July 5, 2016 Alaska, Animals

1381-Eagles – Halibut Cove, AK

I watched this pair of eagles as they surveyed the bay that was their private feeding area. Suddenly, a pair of young brown eagles ventured into their space. The older pair began screeching at the teenagers and eventually left their [...]

July 5, 2016 Alaska, Animals, Interesting Stuff

1014-Grizzly Bear

I kept my eyes peeled for creatures on the entire trip waiting for a cool one like this. 1,000 Grizzley bear eating berries on the side of the road. Glad I was a distance away and in my car. This [...]

November 6, 2013 Animals


I was sitting in my office at the university when my old friend saw the light on and wanted to hang out. Up to my window he came. Moose are very curious, very stupid, and very dangerous. A number of [...]

October 16, 2013 Animals, Interesting Stuff

1005-Iditarod 2013-Dogs

The dogs are the athletes at the Iditarod race. Here are some of the handsome beats at their best. Yup, I’m howling. Ready to go. What you saying Willis? Duo singing their song. The dogs are used to much colder [...]

October 16, 2013 Animals, Interesting Stuff

889-Moose in Office

One afternoon I was sitting in my office when out of the corner of my eye a dark shadow blocked the sun. There he was – the two year-old moose that had been hanging around the university. He had finally [...]

November 24, 2012 Animals


A few weeks ago I had my battle with the bear in my driveway. I sent the photo around and it got picked up by the local online newspaper in Alaska. I was honored to have my photo and experience [...]

November 24, 2012 Animals

884-Baby Moose

Walking at the end of my street one afternoon I spotted this trio. Does it not get any cuter then this? Baby moose twins about two days old. Mama had her eye on me the entire time. Ready to stomp [...]

November 24, 2012 Animals

838-Iditarod 2012 Racing – Anchorage, AK

The Iditarod dog sled race is one billed as “The Last Great Race” in the world. Over sixty mushers competed this year in the 1,300 mile challenge from Anchorage to Nome, Alaska. The race usually takes anywhere from ten to [...]

August 26, 2012 Animals, Interesting Stuff