1:15 PM, Saturday, December 27, 2014. “My favorite stone is Alaska Snow Marble. It comes from Prince of Whales Island and I have some of the last stones from Calder Pit.” -Neighbor and stone figurative sculptor Carl Hild in his studio in Anchorage’s South Addition neighborhood.
2:45 PM, Friday, December 26, 2014. “I’m retired…now I work for my son.” -Johnny McGrew, in a downtown Anchorage neighborhood.
7:30 PM, December 25, 2014. Erin and her son, Sachel, peruse the food before Christmas dinner at (Grandma’s) Lanie Fleischer’s house in Anchorage.
3:30 PM, Wednesday, December 24, 2014. “I got the last of the lights up just yesterday.” -Lani Brennan on Christmas Eve in front of her home on G Street in Anchorage’s South Addition neighborhood.
3:15 PM, Tuesday, December 23, 2014. Neighbor Margaret King and her dog, in Anchorage’s South Addition neighborhood.
5 PM, Monday, December 22, 2014. A slow evening for Santa Claus at Nordstrom, Anchorage.
5 PM, Sunday, December 21, 2014. Engaged Merged Couple: Piper Foster and Photographer Nathanial Wilder, Anchorage
1:45 PM, Saturday, December 20, 2014. Santa points at me and reminds me that he is watching me closely during a close and brief encounter on Anchorage’s Delaney Park Strip.
12:30 PM, Friday, December 19, 2014. “I grow herbs in my room to help me with my insomnia.” -Fourteen year old Noah Earwood in mid-town Anchorage.
3:45 PM, Thursday, December 18, 2014. Civil Engineering student Janey Hoefler at Westchester Lagoon, Anchorage.
4:15 PM, Wednesday, December 17, 2014. Lighting artist, Scott Pugh, putts the finish touches on his installation at Elderberry Park, Anchorage.
3:30 PM, Tuesday, December 16, 2014. “I was a merchant marine until 1991 and then I taught elementary school on the Kenai Peninsula. I was diagnosed with Parkenson’s disease in 1996 and now I work about two hours a week. Having my photograph made…I feel like a celebrity.” -Christmas tree salesman Bobby Sperb on Northern Lights Blvd. in Anchorage.
3:15 PM, Monday, December 15, 2014. Jim Nigh, out for a walk with his mother Joan, leaves tonight for Azerbaijan where his is a drill supervisor. “How is that?” “Its like working on the slope on steroids.”
1:15 PM, Sunday, December 14, 2014. Jon with his sons on the sledding hill at Inlet View Elementary School in Anchorage’s South Addition neighborhood.
1 PM, Saturday, December 13, 2014. Photographer and friend Michael Conti with daughters Ella and Riley, Anchorage.
1:45 PM, Friday, December 12, 2014. Fairbanks photographer and friend James Barker while on a visit to Anchorage.
4 PM, Thursday, December 11, 2014. “I have to stop this nonsense, my body is a disaster area.” -Recently retired professional hockey goalie, O’Hara Shipe, Anchorage.
1 PM, Wednesday, December 10, 2014. Two high school students take notes as U.S. Ambassador Paula Dobriansky speaks at the World Affairs Council at the Hilton Hotel, Anchorage.
2:45 PM, Tuesday, December 9, 2014. “I will be 48 in March. I plan on carrying mail about ten more years and then my wife and I are going to move to Panama.” – Letter Carrier, Bill Hanek, on H Street in Anchorage’s South Addition neighborhood.
3:30 PM, Monday, December 8, 2014. “If I could be anything, I would like to be a police officer.” -Rental owner Christine Yi in front of her home in Bootlegger’s Cove in Anchorage.
7:15 PM, Sunday, December 7, 2014. Branding specialist Tim Paszalek and his wife of 6 years, Amy Bethka, a preschool special education teacher, Anchorage. (Photograph from the “Merged Couples” project)
2:45 PM, Saturday, December 6, 2014. “I’m not sure what I want to be when I grow up. I have two kids and maybe I will go to school some day.” -Dana Billman with her daugther, Tatum, at Westchester Lagoon, Anchorage.
6 PM, Friday, December 5, 2014. Woman at an opening, First Friday, Anchorage.
10:15 PM, Thursday, December 4, 2014. Photographer Richard Murphy, Anchorage. “I don’t expect I’ll keep the beard…my son encouraged me to grow it and then he left the state.”
5:45 PM, Wednesday, December 3, 2014. Production artist Asia Bauzon at the Spawn Alaska holiday party in downtown Anchorage. “My dream is to support myself as a textile artist.”