UPDATE: In only a few days, this trail has gone from do-able to downright amazing! It's true. A run up the trail on Friday, May 10 found a pathway almost completely devoid of snow (yeah a little...
1 year 15 weeks ago
"Mommy! I'm a good hiker, aren't I?"
His little Bogs boots crunched across the snow-covered, frozen boardwalk. Every few feet my son would pause to stomp an ice ball, peer into a dark hole...
1 year 40 weeks ago
The clouds lifted briefly this week to reveal a downy white dusting of snow on the peaks above Lemon Creek.
My husband, absolutely ecstatic about the sighting, called me to share the...
1 year 49 weeks ago
I fiddled with the touch buttons on the screen of my iPhone, navigating into the depths of my running log. I had to know. Perhaps seeing my mileage tally would be a...
1 year 50 weeks ago
On Friday, I found myself surrounded by volumes of bound Daily Alaska Empire newspapers from 1929. The old editions of the Empire were tattered, at best. Some were held together by fragile...
2 years 2 weeks ago
When the sun comes out in Juneau, there’s reason to celebrate.
Rain boots are replaced with flip-flops. GorTex is swapped for cotton. And skin, which is regularly covered by long sleeves,...
2 years 4 weeks ago
By Abby LowellTimber to Tideline
My feet sloshed and squished around in my shoes like they were in a washing machine. The lower half of my legs seemed to...
2 years 5 weeks ago
By Abby LowellTimber to tideline
It was one of those days that felt perpetually bathed in twilight — clouds moved easily on a breeze and hung so low...
2 years 9 weeks ago
I have a confession to make: I have not been fishing.
I’ve been skiing, I’ve been running, hiking and gardening, but no, I have not been fishing.
My trusty fly rod — “Joan” — sits...
2 years 15 weeks ago
After waiting 42 weeks, gaining 30 pounds and embarking on 98 runs into the wilderness, my second baby was born — a girl, weighing 7 pounds, 9 ounces.
She was healthy, beautiful and pink as...
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