5:30 PM, Sunday, March 1, 2015. Mark Lutz: inn keeper and traveler with an appreciation of Space Ship Earth, Anchorage
1:15 PM, Saturday, February 28, 2015. “Mayhem” is the persona of the University of Anchorage Women’s Basketball team. UAA, the number one Division II team in the country, applies their stifling defense as they clinch the conference championship against Montana State at the Alaska Airlines Center in Anchorage.
7:45 PM, Friday, February 27, 2015. Artist and educator Mariano Gonzales at the opening of his one man show “A Man in the Shadows” at the Anchorage Museum.
2:15 PM, Thursday, February 26, 2015. Neighbor Meghan Kim lends her organizational skills during the first day of packing in preparation of our September departure from Alaska. It is now official.
6 PM, Wednesday, February 25, 2015. Sisters Kavina (5) and Zakara (8) at Westchester Lagoon, Anchorage. “With the lack of snow this year, we needed to find an alternative to downhill skiing. So, to get the girls out of the house, we started skating. They love it!” -John Baumeister
3:45 PM, Tuesday, February 24, 2015. Twenty year old model Casmir Lorenz with Gizmo for Second Run, Anchorage.
2:30 PM, Monday, February 23, 2015. “I came to Alaska in 1984, got a divorce in 1989, and have not had a permanent place to live since. I think I’m the only one in the whole place who smokes.” -Disabled Veterane Dewey Kent takes a smoke break outside Providence Horizon House in east Anchorage.
4:45 PM, Sunday, February 22, 2015. Runners brave the ice on an unseasonably warm day near Westchester Lagoon, Anchorage.
3:30 PM, Saturday, February 21, 2015. Piano teacher Joan Lindemuth braves rain and unseasonably warm temperatures near Westchester Lagoon, Anchorage.
2:30 PM, Friday, February 20, 2015. Photographer Michael Huff at the computer, Anchorage.
4:15 PM, Thursday, February 19, 2015. Mitzi and Molly take a break from Frisbee on a beautiful afternoon at Westchester Lagoon, Anchorage.
4:30 PM, Wednesday, February 18, 2015. “No, we wouldn’t normally be sitting on our front porch in February, but this weather is amazing, and here we are.” -Alaska Pacific University Glaciology teacher Jason Geck and his two year old son, Tucker, on the porch of their home in Anchorage’s South Addition neighborhood.
2:30 PM, Wednesday, February 17, 2015. Neighbor Becky Farliegh in Anchorage’s South Addition neighborhood. “Let’s face it, Anchorage’s weather is wacko…its freezing on the east coast and in the mid 40′s here. Something’s up.”
5 PM, Monday, February 16, 2015. “We’ve lived in Anchorage for two years…we came up from Montana to ski and hunt. So far, the skiing has been mostly a bust, but Chad did get a Moose this fall. So, all is not lost.” “We are celebrating 16 years of unmarried bliss.” -Kara McMahan and Chad Harder with their dog Budsy on Fourth Avenue in downtown Anchorage.
2:45 PM, Sunday, February 15, 2015. Two year old Raedyn prepares to skate for her first time at Westchester Lagoon in Anchorage.
3:45 PM, Saturday, February 14, 2015. Brendan McMahon and his seven year old daughter, Teresa, at the UAA Men’s Basketball game at the Alaska Airlines Center, Anchorage.
4:30 PM, Friday, February 13, 2015. “This is our first time here…he didn’t want to skate and then he wasn’t crazy about the sled…eventually, he started to enjoy it.” -Anchorage fireman Jae Lee and his five year old son, Devin, at Westchester Lagoon, Anchorage.
4:15 PM, Thursday, February 12, 2015. “I’ve always wanted one of these and after I moved to Anchorage, I finally bought one.” “I love it here…so much better than Ohio!” -Raven Alaska pilot and Ohio transplant, John Myers, on his fat tire bike on a beautiful afternoon overlooking Westchester Lagoon, Anchorage.
12 PM, Wednesday, February 11, 2015. Sean makes a call during his lunch break in his meeting at the Anchorage Marriott.
3:30 PM, Tuesday, February 10, 2015. Graphic designer David Freeman, Anchorage. “I found this (dragonfly) dead on Orcas Island in 1990. I wrapped it in some paper, brought it home and framed it.”
1:30 PM, Monday, February 9, 2015. Photographer Michael Huff, Anchorage. ”Edgevale USA decided to make me an ‘Ambassador of Brand’ and they sent me a bunch of new clothes.” “So, what do you think they want in return for the clothes?” “Yeah, not sure…I guess they feel I’m a style match-up for their stuff.” “I would agree.”
3 PM, Saturday, February 8, 2015. “I came to Anchorage for a few months, two years ago, and I have been living in Duke’s Hotel ever since.” “You need to find a nice woman with a house.” “I’d be lying if I said I hadn’t considered that a few times.” -National Geographic Channel’s Life Below Zero line producer Jonathan Paltin and his dog, Hutch, on the Delaney Park Strip, Anchorage.
4:45 PM, Saturday, February 7, 2015. “I get a lot of joy from the beauty of winter here, and I try to take advantage of it by spending as much time outdoors as possible.” -Life long Alaskan Krista Lundberg on a very cold and windy afternoon at Westchester Lagoon, Anchorage.
10:45 AM, Friday, February 6, 2015. Attorney Anna Crary, Landye Bennett Blumstein, Anchorage.
4:30 PM, Thursday, February 5, 2015. Canadian childhood friends Tes Joseph, of Toronto, and Jamie Lynch, of San Diego, test the ice at Westchester Lagoon. “This place is fabulous; the food is great, the people are friendly, and this ice is nirvana!”