Journal / Exploring Alaska
May 19, 2020
Windows down, bare arms warmed by spring sunshine radiating from an uncharacteristically bright blue sky, we cruise out into the forests in search of fresh green fragrant Sitka spruce tips for your next soak in our Rainforest Bath Salts.
May 05, 2020
The arrival of spring is a refreshing welcome sight, and it has our boots – and our spirits – itching to get out and wander around the woods to see which familiar green friends are making their seasonal debut. We’re ready to step into foraging season! This week I’m sharing three of my favorite wild spring edibles to forage in southeast Alaska.
- October 29, 2019
September 03, 2019
When a close friend first approached and floated the idea of a big, extended wilderness paddling trip to me, my eyes widened and my mouth blurted, “yes, absolutely!” while the little voice of self-doubt in my brain quietly whispered, “hey, um, you do know you’re not really an expedition paddler, right? A few long weekend trips doesn’t exactly mean you’re prepared for an undertaking of this caliber. Are you sure you should be doing this?”