About me

For my entire life I have lived in one wild place or another.  Starting out in southeastern Alaska, then going north to central Alaska.  And then finally down to Oregon and the Willamette valley.  Granted Oregon is not nearly as wild as Alaska is, but there are many places out there that you will never find another soul within miles.  This blog is a journey that never ends of the wilderness, and my journey to recapture many of the things that my ancestors did as a way of life.  From cheese making to foraging to exploring everything I can can find.  Yes the journey has lots of bumps and ruts along the way but that is what makes it better.  It is as much of how you get there, and not just getting to the destination.


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Spirit lake

Today was a search of some ripe huckleberries for us and the kids.  We went in search for them at Spirit lake on the edge of the Waldo lake basin.  It is only a short half mile hike with very little elevation change.  Perfect for kids of all ages.  Granted the youngest didn’t walk and instead … Continue reading Spirit lake

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