Scenes from a Sunday Run

Earlier today, I took a run down the main road that leads from Newhalen to Iliamna. I brought my camera along to photograph the gorgeous colors that are turning up all over the village. Autumn is in full bloom, and I thought it was necessary to get out and enjoy the splendor before it all […]

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Home Sweet Home

Today, I’m going to show you a few photos of our school-provided housing! And, to be honest, a few photos is really all it takes due to the small size of our “apartment.” I suppose our little place is more like a glorified mobile home, but everyone calls it an “apartment” for some reason. Tyler […]

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Our New Honda

Well, she has arrived! After several long weeks of waiting, our new Honda Rancher has finally come to us. Tyler got a call yesterday after school and jetted to the airport to pick it up and then (very, very slowly) drive it home. Apparently, there’s a breaking in process with four-wheelers. If you drive it too quickly […]

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Up the Mountain

Yesterday, Tyler and I took our first Honda ride up Roadhouse Mountain. Once again, I find myself at a loss for words. This country is so vast, so great, and so breathtaking, that only surveying its splendor with your own eyes could ever do it justice. Needless to say, our first trip up the mountain […]

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Our Backyard

Have I mentioned that my new home is gorgeous? Yeah, sorry. You’ll probably hear that again. And again. One of the great things about the location of our apartment is that the riverfront is our backyard. It’s literally about a three minute walk away. The river is the same aquamarine color as Iliamna Lake and […]

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