Alaska Paragliding

Suzy was recently visiting from California and got the chance to take a flight with Alaska Paragliding. A lot of people think that you jump off a cliff to take off during paragliding, but as you can see from the video, it is as simple as running down a hill! There …Read More

Posted by —September 5th, 2010

Fungi, Fame and Fortune

Mushrooms are mysterious. They hide in dark forest corners, and give off an air of danger. The Girdwood Fungus Fair (this weekend August 27-29) is your chance to learn the lure of the fungus variety—through forays, workshops and best of all, tasting of this beguiling species. This year’s featured speakers include …Read More

Posted by —August 26th, 2010

Relaxed Body, Quiet Mind

Yoga is a fun and effective way to shake up your workout routine and challenge your body and mind in new ways that will produce better results than one could ever expect. As you build a stronger body, yoga will also improve upon flexibility, stamina and reduce stress.  Join us …Read More

Posted by —August 11th, 2010

Blueberry Magic

So the debate goes . . . is all this rain better for blueberry-picking season or not? The jury is out as some expert pickers are claiming there are indeed more fruit to be harvested while others are seeing plumper berries in lesser quantities. The answer is, of course, find …Read More

Posted by —August 10th, 2010

Beyond Bluegrass

It’s easy to imagine the Punch Brothers as a rock band. I mean, what’s rock and who cares, but I’m talking about materials: electric guitars and digital distortion and drums, rather than the untreated sounds of mandolin, fiddle, banjo, acoustic guitar and double bass. In rock, though, the last refinement …Read More

Posted by —July 20th, 2010