The cold, dark days of winter offer plenty of opportunity for fishermen to be adventurous with cooking frozen fish they've accumulated during the summer.
Some fishermen might be tired of having fish again and again in the same way they've always known.
In recent years, it has become increasingly obvious that providing Alaskans with a means of putting nutritious food on their tables - we're talking salmon - is not only a noble idea, but a popular one.
STEAMBOAT SPRINGS, Colo. - After nearly 50 years of living in the Rocky Mountains, I thought I knew how to enjoy the winter. I've gone skiing, skating, snowshoeing, snowmobiling, tobogganing, sleigh riding, dog-sledding and more.
Naturalist and early advocate for the preservation of wilderness John Muir once said "In every walk with nature one receives far more than he seeks."
Always pragmatic, ecologists have their own term for nature's gifts - ecosystem services.
"Nominees significantly improve the gene pool by eliminating themselves from the human race in an obviously stupid way."
-Rules for determining Darwin Award winners, many of whom consume alcohol prior to becoming nominees.
The other day I was down at my favorite bulk food store back in the livestock area. Standing there with a blank stare, I must have been motionless for awhile as my daughter finally says, "Daddy are you OK?".