Commercial Fishing in Alaska

Commercial Fishing in Alaska When I was twenty years old, I had the opportunity to fish in Alaska. A friend named Melissa suggested it. Her dad was a commercial fisherman and she invited me up to her hometown of Sitka for a visit. By fishing, I’d earn enough to pay for my plane ticket. I was...

How to Fail at Paddle-Boarding

How to Fail at Paddle-Boarding On a day of promising weather, I resolved to take our paddleboard out for the afternoon and get a little exercise. I’d previously paddle-boarded only in our small, protected cove, while Mike had paddled beyond to open water and completely circled the island on more...