I’m at a weekend workshop across Kachemak Bay from Homer learning to turn slimy salmon skins into beautiful functional art. The goal is to make a salmon skin basket. So far we’ve been very busy, not even time for lunch yet today! I have my first salmon skinned out. The[…]
“Life is simple, Life is good, When you’re living like you should” is a line from the theme song my daughter Jewel and I wrote for our reality show, Alaska: The Last Frontier. Life indeed was more than good this morning as I was sitting in my little Cottonwood Grove[…]
Lots of research out there indicates or actually proves, beyond a doubt, that us humans are a herd animal. And, of course, as in every herd, there are always a few loners. A few horses that are grazing at the edge of the herd, or just a little ways off. But[…]
While visiting the Adirondacks with my wife three years ago, I started a basket. Instead of tucking the end of every root inside the basket, as is normal, so as not to have root ends sticking out and catching on things, I did it differently.