Category Archives: Mountains

Knik Glacier, Alaska – Flightseeing Tour

On 2017-08-08, we stepped out of comfort zones and took to the air for a flightseeing tour with Alaska Air Service, based in Anchorage, AK.  Our pilot was Bill who is also the owner.  We flew into the Chugach Mountains and were treated to awesome views of the Knik and Colony Glaciers.  Also included was […]
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Glacier View, Alaska – ATV Tour

We spent August 7th with Glacier View ATV Tours at mile 99 of Glenn Highway in Glacier View, Alaska.  We were fortunate to have the trails to ourselves and be guided by Tommy, one of the owners, for 2.5 hours of ATV riding through open fields, forest and to the top with a view over […]
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Girdwood, Alaska – Rainforest

Into the rainforest we walk with soft steps, silent voices, and open hearts. Morning rain seeps through the tall trees and the mountain side is shrouded in fog. Deeper in we cross wooden bridges over creeks following animal tracks, we examine stones laced with scars, and we marvel in being here, part of something larger. […]
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Poem – Beneath the Surface, On the Edge

A follow-up to a previous post – Beneath the Surface What lies beneath the surface, the playground of ancient times, lands ruled by survival, raw and primal, we forever live on some edge with a defensive posture ready to protect at all costs. That slippery edge of snow and ice straddling deep valleys, like the […]
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Poem – Beast

Do each of us have a monster inside a beast we strive to hide from the world, those close we love, and from our self? At the end of each day what are we truly running from? What shadows lurk in the forest and what shadows do we carry? Across the fields with scattered snow […]
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Poem – The Sky Gave Nothing Away

I stood at the base of a mountain on a world far from where I thought I was born and fought the descending wind gathering snow and ice. The sky was void of any star yet shadows moved across fields. The sky gave nothing away and kept directions secret. Crossing snow bridges and stepping between […]
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Poem – Emerging

Emerging from the forest through the last barrier of this life, beasts of the past intertwined with shadows roam through the open field playing out their purpose. Standing out of their way as I am a visitor passing to the next life. Crossing the field I am met by concrete and metal machines. Is this […]
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Poem – The Last Day in This Flesh

The last time I exit the empty field, crossing over the still black water will be the last day in this flesh. On the other side the machines wait with steely patience where they have stood for years. When we next awaken from what seems like a dream we will be near the base of […]
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Poem – Obstacles

A river with no bridge. A road with no direction. A forest with no path. A mountain with no steps. What obstacles stand in your way?

Beyond the Border Kingdom – Poem 13 Posted – Clearing

From the collection”Beyond the Border Kingdom“. Into the Wild Beyond Here The Border Kingdom Concrete Supernova Reflections Remains of the Day Snowy Field Bartered Reality This Valley is Filled With Death This is Life Shifted Wolves Ravaged Clearing