Fuzzy Animals ‘n Covid Curveball

Here we go! 1500 miles to Denali We made it to the official start of the World Famous Alaska Highway in Dawson Creek, British Columbia. Dawson Creek is an industrial type of town, a little grey during this cloudy day and closed-down season. We fueled up, took the obligatory photo in front of the sign, [...]

5,000 miles from the Keys to Denali

Florida Sea BaseDenali Backcountry Lodge Ah, the privilege of working in beautiful locations on opposite ends of the spectrum, and country! It's just over 5,000 miles to drive a straight run from Islamorada, Florida to Denali National Park, Alaska. Then add in some side adventures, and a lay-over in Illinois, and our time and distance [...]

Sacrifice what you are for what you will become 

​My new job allowed me more time to myself.  Working 12 hour shifts was much better than 4 hours here and there.  I now more opportunities to go into town, to get things done.  My weekends in the park continued with Sierra.  My free time however was spent looking for work.  We were both looking [...]