Fascinating birds to watch, full of mischief and a love of play. Sacred to the native peoples of Alaska.

Is That for here or to go?


Another fascinating creature to study. Watching an entire pack frolicking on a frozen pond north of the Yukon River is an event not to be forgotten.

Takin’ it easy


Found this little guy having a snack in Acadia National Park, Maine.

Scrumptious Lunch


The working partner at Just Originals. (See Artist at Work in the Alaskana section.)

Charlie


A rescue dog from an Eskmo village in Alaska. Smartest dog I ever saw! 

Furbie


My landlord’s dog in Fairbanks. Sweet-natured and mellow. John says her name was an abbreviated form of “lunatic.” 

Luna


The state bird of Alabama.

Yellowhammer Woodpecker