Below the gangway leading down to Harris Harbor, 25-year-old medical student Austin Jones split open his foldable kayak, revealing among water bottles, camping and survival gear two canisters: one of nutella and one of peanut butter.
For all the descriptive Alaska place names out there - like the Grand Canyon, the Wall of China and the three Death Valleys - there are some that make you wonder.
Elephant Point is just south of the Arctic Circle on a tundra peninsula...
Last fall I planted garlic and shallots. Thinking about them now takes me back to those early spring days when the covering was removed and the seaweed pushed aside. This allowed those first traces of the garden season to be revealed.
SPOKANE, Wash. - Butterflies are more than just another pretty bug.
They're pollinators and indicators of a healthy environment. They play a role in natural pest control as well as being nourishment for birds and bats.