seward and the sea.

seward and the sea.

We were blessed with another amazing trip too Seward. We loaded up Sunday after work and set sail for a great weekend. We camped right on the edge of the water with our friends, Alia & Ryan and Heidi & David and their families. It was a dream. But you might be wondering… what is […]

curry ridge.

curry ridge.

We headed out of Anchorage on a delightful Tuesday ready to try new things. I was EXCITED! And just love getting out, camping, and exploring. We stopped in first at a spot Heidi told us about on the Susitna River. It was delightful. Sam loved playing in the water, throwing sticks and rocks, splashing, and […]

camping crew.

camping crew.

I couldn’t live where there were no trees; something vital in me would starve. Lucy Maud Montgomery It was a wonderful weekend to be out camping and we were blessed with another excellent Kenai Lake trip with our dear friends, the Turners and the Burtch’s. Ben and I geared up headed down. We were met […]

hope campout.

hope campout.

We loaded up our camper a few days ago and set off for our first camping trip of the year. We didn’t care that it snowed on the way down, we just wanted to get outside and maybe find some good weather (stupid april snow storm!) And we found a lovely place in Hope, where […]

Beautiful days.

Beautiful days.

The start of October also felt like the end of Summer. We said goodbye to my favorite season in style with a fantastic campout and bird hunt with our good friends, the Burtch’s and Turners. There were canoe trips, and fishing, and bird hunting, and campfires, and smores, and all things wonderful. The rest of […]

pro-fish-ient. dipnetting 2018.

pro-fish-ient. dipnetting 2018.

We just got back from the Kenai and another weekend of dipnetting! We were hoping for sun but were given rain. Bummer. BUT we didn’t let it hold us back. We got down late Sunday night. I almost couldn’t wait to meet up with the family and start our dipnetting 2018 adventure. I went to […]

sunny days on Resurrection bay.

sunny days on Resurrection bay.

Ben, Sam, and I wandered down to Seward a week ago in search of adventure. We found the perfect campsite on the water, set up, met up with our friends, the Williams, and the headed in to town to walk along the docks. It was a perfect, relaxing day! The next morning, we woke up bright […]

Fall in love with life…

Fall in love with life…

With an undefended heart, we can fall in love with life over and over every day. We can become children of wonder, grateful to be walking on earth, grateful to belong to each other and to all of creation. We can find our true refuge in every moment, in every breath. Tara Brach What an […]

camping with friends.

camping with friends.

Ben and I were blessed with another awesome camping weekend. And even more blessed to bring along some amazing friends. We headed down to Swanson River Road on Monday evening after Ben got off work. Sam was a pro on his longest road trip yet. We made some pit-stops along the way for dinner and […]

camping blessings.

camping blessings.

It finally arrived… Summer! And Camping! And Smores! I could seriously almost not wait for this campout to come. I was like a kid on Christmas morning! Hurry up and get here! And it arrived, and came, and went, and was glorious, absolutely wonderful fun. This is Sam’s pre-game nap. Anyway, we loaded up and […]