Category Archives: Ian

Summertime Snow Angels, Alaska Part II

Alaska Part II , trip day 2; July 3, 2018After our break at Willow Creek, we continued the longest day of our lives and headed north-east to Talkeetna. As we got closer to the turn for the Talkeetna Spur, Denali’s … Continue reading

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Land of the Midnight Sun, Alaska Part I

Alaska Part I, trip day 1-2; July 2-3, 2018Upon arriving in Alaska, we spent a very, very brief night in Anchorage. We were warned to expect 24 hours of daylight in Alaska, but my research indicated that this was only … Continue reading

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The Great White North

Last year my dad said “let’s go to Alaska.” For several months, the talk was all hypothetical and speculative, but then by Christmas he handed me a credit card and instructed me to start making reservations. At this point it … Continue reading

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Nerf War for the Big Six Year Old

Ian couldn’t quite make up his mind for his birthday party’s entertainment this year. At one point he wanted to have another laser tag party, but then a week later he asked to have his party at the Children’s Museum … Continue reading

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Little Ranger Camp

Ian spent the first half of his spring break attending Little Ranger Camp, a day camp at Burgess Falls State Park.  Park rangers planned a highly educational experience that walked the students through many biology and anthropological skills this week. … Continue reading

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Pizza Out

Most folks who know us think that Brinn’s true passion lies in paddling, but this just isn’t true. While we paddle quite a bit, and Brinn paddles extremely well, skiing will always be his first mistress. In fact, when I … Continue reading

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A Dry Run

I bought a drysuit for Ian. Well, for all of us, but more about that another day. Back to Ian. He hates getting soaked on the river. Now mind you, he’s the kid that hates getting splashed and wet in … Continue reading

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