Topic: Freezer Burned

Freezer-Burned: Tales of Interior Alaska

Written on March 24, 2021 at 4:30 am, by

“Freez­er-Burned: Tales of Inte­ri­or Alas­ka” is a reg­u­lar col­umn on the San Juan Update writ­ten by Steve Ulvi. Mail Will Be Deliv­ered, Part II   On a Sep­tem­ber day in the 1930s, mail car­ri­er Eddie Hin­der­mann steered his long­boat away from Chris “Phono­graph” Nel­son, who was talk­ing to him­self onshore start­ing into the tall spruce fring­ing the  Con­tin­ue Reading

Freezer-Burned: Tales of Interior Alaska

Written on March 7, 2021 at 5:00 am, by

“Freez­er-Burned: Tales of Inte­ri­or Alas­ka” is a reg­u­lar col­umn on the San Juan Update writ­ten by Steve Ulvi. The Con­fines of Heav­en   The Ala­pah carves sin­u­ous bends in a spa­cious val­ley side to side, flow­ing into the upper Kuuk Riv­er, a large trib­u­tary of the Yukon Riv­er whose milky waters bend west across the Inte­ri­or  Con­tin­ue Reading

Freezer-Burned: Tales of Interior Alaska

Written on February 6, 2021 at 5:00 am, by

“Freez­er-Burned: Tales of Inte­ri­or Alas­ka” is a reg­u­lar col­umn on the San Juan Update writ­ten by Steve Ulvi. For­ev­er More   With the blush of light clos­ing out a long sub-arc­tic night, among the first day­time crea­tures to engage in food-seek­ing are the clans of Com­mon Ravens, who launch impa­tient­ly from their heav­i­ly branched roosts in  Con­tin­ue Reading

Freezer Burned: Tales of Interior Alaska

Written on January 17, 2021 at 5:30 am, by

“Freez­er Burned: Tales of Inte­ri­or Alas­ka” is a reg­u­lar col­umn on the San Juan Update writ­ten by Steve Ulvi. The Con­se­quences of Us and Them The old man emerged slow­ly from a cocoon of feath­ered warmth. The radi­ant heat­ing of the cab­in had waned after mid­night as the stove fire laid low. In the black­ness, he searched light-fin­gered,  Con­tin­ue Reading

Freezer Burned: Tales of Interior Alaska

Written on January 2, 2021 at 5:30 am, by

“Freez­er Burned: Tales of Inte­ri­or Alas­ka” is a reg­u­lar col­umn on the San Juan Update writ­ten by Steve Ulvi. Cold Weath­er and Fuzzy Think­ing When­ev­er I look into the rearview mir­ror of my life gone by in Alas­ka; feel­ing nos­tal­gic, need­ing a laugh and real­i­ty check, I call up Archie. But like pick­led her­ring piled on  Con­tin­ue Reading

Freezer Burned: Tales of Interior Alaska

Written on December 20, 2020 at 5:30 am, by

“Freez­er Burned: Tales of Inte­ri­or Alas­ka” is a reg­u­lar col­umn on the San Juan Update writ­ten by Steve Ulvi. The Mail Will Be Deliv­ered: Part I On a daz­zling autumn day, some­time in the mid-1930s, Eddie Hin­der­mann tipped his hat back paus­ing in his labors, lean­ing on a shov­el, catch­ing a blow.  He squint­ed while look­ing upriv­er  Con­tin­ue Reading

Freezer Burned: Snowshoe Hares

Written on December 4, 2020 at 5:30 am, by

“FREEZER BURNED: Tales of Inte­ri­or Alas­ka” is a reg­u­lar col­umn on the San Juan Update. By Steve Ulvi, San Juan Island Just how much dif­fer­ence can a few bun­nies make? Com­mon notions when hear­ing of the place called Alas­ka, are a mish-mash of life expe­ri­ences (or lack there­of), book­ish knowl­edge and an active imag­i­na­tion. That place  Con­tin­ue Reading

Freezer Burned: The Ides of October

Written on November 6, 2020 at 5:30 am, by

“FREEZER BURNED: Tales of Inte­ri­or Alas­ka” is a reg­u­lar col­umn on the San Juan Update. By Steve Ulvi, San Juan Island Duck­ing through the plank door, cof­fee ther­mos dan­gling in hand, I paused to take in the sky while stretch­ing my sore back and shoul­ders. Breath­ing deeply, I was invig­o­rat­ed by the brisk 55 degrees  Con­tin­ue Reading