Category Archives: Banalities & Journaling

Caveat: Tree #27

Tree twenty-seven, with eagle above. [daily log: walking, 1km]

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Caveat: Appliance Repair (?)

Living here along a dirt road in Alaska, when your washing machine breaks, you don’t just call an appliance repair person. Arthur is used to being mechanically adept, and solving these problems for himself. He takes things apart and figures … Continue reading

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Caveat: Tree #26

Here is tree number twenty-six. Best tree so far. [daily log: walking, 4km; tromping, 400m]

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Caveat: Tree #25

Well, there’s always another tree. That’s ice, on the muskeg water behind the tree. [daily log: walking, 4km]

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Caveat: Tree #24

I’m not doing very well with posting interesting stuff. I’m spending a lot of time with the moldy boxes my “studio” prepared to greet my return to Alaska. Sigh. I have a lot of “stuff” that’s hard to define. I’m … Continue reading

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Caveat: Tree #23

Here is a new daily tree. It’s a reflection in rain-speckled water, thus a bit impressionistic. I’m struggling with a relapse of the cold I had for a while during my travels. Not really feeling 100% currently. Also messing with … Continue reading

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Caveat: Tree #22

A twenty-second tree. We drove into town to go grocery shopping. Arthur forgot his wallet. He was very grumpy about that. [daily log: walking, 3km]

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Caveat: Tree #21

Here is tree number twenty-one. This tree is quite young. Arthur and I got the water filter fixed this morning. I’m feeling a bit discouraged because I decided to check on the contents of my “studio” (the storage tent in … Continue reading

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Caveat: Tree #20

Here is tree number twenty. This morning, I placed the Rockpit, AK, sign that Arthur’s friend Wayne had given him for Christmas. Now our “town” is properly identified. Midday, we drove into town because we have a leaky water filter … Continue reading

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Caveat: Tree #19 and some pictures

I had a kind of reunion with Arthur’s property here. I went on a full circuit walk around the corners of the two lots. That sounds trivial, but in the highly overgrown, damp, boggy and slashy hillsides, it’s a major … Continue reading

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Caveat: 11034 miles (17757 km)

My trip odometer was 11034 miles (17757km) since departing home 63 days ago. That’s a lot of driving. And now I’m home. I think I’ll do absolutely nothing for a few days. A vacation to recover from my vacation. Hah. … Continue reading

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Caveat: Tree #17

A distant, daily tree.

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Caveat: Tree #16

Arthur and I drove north from Forest Grove, Oregon, to Bellingham, Washington. I saw this tree, with truck, at a rest area off I-5 near Centralia, WA. We arrived in Bellingham and checked in to our ferry with Alaska Marine … Continue reading

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Caveat: Tree #15

Here is tree number fifteen – from yesterday. Today I was too busy. Here are some horses in the next door field, saying hi at the gate. I went to the mechanic (for the Blueberry). I went to meet my … Continue reading

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Caveat: Tree #14

The fourteenth tree. Or maybe there is more than one tree in this photo? Arthur and I are starting to get ready for our departure back up to Alaska. [daily log: walking, 5km]

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Caveat: Tree #13

Here is a tree. It is under a waxing gibbous moon (upper right). [daily log: walking, 1km]

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Caveat: Tree #12

I drove back to Juli and Keith’s. I stopped at rest area and took this picture of a tree (with other trees) in fog. [daily log: walking, 4km]

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Caveat: … when I’m seven

Over the weekend. I visited my stepson Jeff and his family in the south suburbs of Seattle. His wife Yvonne took this picture of the three of us (referring to the 3 generations). We were playing a game. Parker is … Continue reading

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Caveat: Tree #11

Here is a tree from my inventory. [daily log: walking, 1km]

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Caveat: Tree #10

Here is a tree I saw walking the other day. [daily log: walking, 3km]

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