Browsing All Posts published on »May, 2012«

Migration

May 30, 2012

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It’s that time. School is almost out and we are packing up to point ourselves to the Naknek River in Bristol Bay. The birds have already flown and the salmon are on their way. We are on our way to meet them. Mel

Mom’s Day

May 29, 2012

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Happy Birthday to you! You have the glue that binds our family together and have created life-changing miracles by expecting nothing less than miracles. These expectations have been at work when we have needed them most. I wish I could be there to enjoy your special day with you, but we will celebrate soon and […]

Remembering

May 28, 2012

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Anna and Paul Chukan were raised on the salmon that migrated to the Naknek and Kvichak River systems. Anna was brought to Naknek from Levelock to marry my Great Grandpa, Paul, after the two of them survived the Great Flu that swept through Bristol Bay. From their line came my Grandmother Anisha and my mother. Mine […]

For Your Consideration

May 18, 2012

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EPA releases for public comment draft scientific study of Bristol Bay Watershed Release Date: 05/18/2012 Contact Information: Hanady Kader, EPA Public Affairs, 206-553-0454, 206-225-8127(cell), kader.hanady@epa.gov Report assesses potential impacts of mining activity in the area (May 18, 2012—Seattle) The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today released for public comment a draft scientific study of the Bristol Bay […]

Dirty Snow

May 17, 2012

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  It’s better than no snow at all. I just had to satisfy my curiosity and head up to the Lower Meadow at Eaglecrest. My effort proved to be worthwhile as the snow still covered the whole loop. Wherever the tracks were laid earlier this season there are strips of snow that are raised a […]

For All the Moms

May 13, 2012

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I opened something from my splurge stash. Enjoy! Mel

Crossing that Line

May 6, 2012

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Today’s post has nothing to do with fish, wine or skiing, but it is too good not to share. My daughter has been participating in a non-competitive running program called Girls on the Run. The girls not only run, but also start each session with a classroom portion that is meant to promote positive body […]

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