The bear facts: Are most Alaskans killed by wildlife?

Over the Top | October 20th, 2016 | Leave a comment

by Mike Todd “I think I’ll take a little walk and explore the neighborhood,” I said, not realizing that I could get mauled for suggesting such a thing. “You’ll need to bring bear spray,” replied my brother-in-law Kris, reminding me that even mundane activities are slightly less so when you’re doing them in Anchorage, Alaska. […]

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A super day at the beach (for the kids, not the adults)

Over the Top | October 9th, 2015 | Leave a comment

by Mike Todd “I don’t think we’re going to make it,” I said, surveying the vast expanse of scorched, lifeless earth remaining in front of us. With each step, we seemed further from our destination and closer to becoming desiccated, leathery corpses, half-buried in the windblown sand. “Stop being so dramatic. We’re almost there,” my […]

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