Monthly Archives: January 2012

Snowflakes: Pretty in Pink

Keys in hand, grocery list in my pocket, I head to the door for a round of errands. While slipping on my gloves, I glance out the office window just long enough to watch several snowflakes make their way earthward. … Continue reading

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Kodiak Island Granola: Sorry Whole Foods, homemade is better

Granola. You know, that nondescript blend of whole grains and nuts that’s baked until crispy. What you might not know is that granola was invented way back in 1890s and was served at New York’s Jackson Sanitarium health spa. Humble … Continue reading

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Snowflakes and Chocolate

Some people like to photograph penguins; I like to photograph snowflakes. Now you’d think that living in Kodiak, Alaska would provide ample opportunities to capture snowflakes with one’s camera. After all, we share the same latitude with Stockholm, Sweden. Ah, but Kodiak Island’s weather is … Continue reading

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Saint Cottonwood

I pulled over to the side of the road and parked near a chain link fence. Last week’s snow squeaked underfoot as I shuffled around the car: setting up the tripod, locking the camera into place and dusting the front of … Continue reading

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