What I wore at the Potato Festival

What I wore at the Potato Festival

Festival Fairbanks hosted the 20th Annual Potato Festival One of the fall events in Fairbanks is to celebrate the harvest with local growers and chefs. Festival Fairbanks hosts this so-called Potato Festival as a fundraiser for beautification of downtown Fairbanks. Besides the UAF Culinary Arts scholarship fundraiser, the Potato Festival presents the most delicious food [...]

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A peaceful place at the Arctic Ocean

A peaceful place at the Arctic Ocean

Deadhorse The van of the oil company leaves the container town. No houses, just container with windows connected with dirt streets. Even the hotels. There are no kids, no women, no men. The wind blows fresh around the corners. From far you hear the noise of a two engine propellor aircraft approaching. It sounds like [...]

Remembering 911 and new LOTD

Remembering 911 and new LOTD

I thought it's sort of April's fool day On the morning of September 9th 2001, I walked my tomcat in the yard of the house we had rented after a day-long house hunting after our arrival in Alaska in July. It was a beautiful, calm (no wind) Indian summer day. The yellow leaves of the [...]