07-21-09 Kruzof Island, Alaska

Yesterday’s Alaskan adventure was to motor to Kruzof island and ride Yama Rhinos (a heavy duty ATV) through the woods. This is one of many spots where hardwood trees have grown along the narrow, rough and pond-rich roads. When we got back home around 8 pm, we were tired, dirty and more than a little…

04-18-09 Things Grow On Rocks There

In my home state, we have difficulty growing things in dirt sometimes. But in the Waipio Valley on the Big Island even the rocks are fertile nesting places. My son Jon guided us down into this valley. The road down is one of those that made my wife close her eyes. We had a similar…