Just another regular week in Anchorage, Alaska. Here’s the latest news: Apparently some guy named Barack Obama won a historic presidential election, which means that we get our feisty governor back. Not very many people voted for this Barack fellow up here, they were busy trying to send 84-year old convicted felon Ted Stevens back to the Senate.

Amy has been running farther and for longer than she has been able to for a long time, often heading out in the morning darkness to get a few miles in before work. She’s been getting to know our new neighbors- a HUGE mama moose and her two younglings that have moved into the nearby woods. They hang out on and next to the bike trail down at the end of our street. Amy often returns from her runs with a faggot in her arms.

fag·ot also fag·got (fāg’ət)
A bundle of twigs, sticks, or branches bound together, usually meant for use as firewood.

Dan has been meeting with some local advertising agencies, and working hard to make professional contacts around town. He also signed with Alaska Stock, a local stock photo agency that has national and international exposure. His image should begin to appear online with them soon.dan172-1

Oh, and he has also decided that he wants to learn how to fly airplanes. He had his first lesson over at Merrill Field on Tuesday and goes up again next Monday. You can read about this in more detail over at Dan’s flying blog.