Our Northern Perspective

That Cold Bright White

One reason to live in a remote place is the potential ease with which we can seek out solitude. Some of us can hit the woods trails right outside our back doors and soon be hiking, biking, skiing or running in...
Tundra

Tundra

If you listen, you can Become Ocean  If you wait, you will see a wolf hunting for its prey on the far side of the creek  If you sit and immerse yourself in your surroundings...
Sap Runs Clear and Sweet

Sap Runs Clear and Sweet

Summer in Alaska often brings visitors from afar and Alaskans demonstrate the best in hospitality whether the visitor is a former colleague, a friend of a friend or a long-lost cousin.  This past July, my...