Translation: living with what he loves. He spent the first eighteen years of his life in Alaska. His parents were considered pioneers having arrived in the second decade of the twentieth century, his mother spending her first winter in a tent cabin with her parents and sister, his father working 44 years for the Alaska Railroad.
Many things about Alaska are bigger than life, including the lingering attachment to its beauty and life style. Surrounding himself with Alaskan art, literature and other memorabilia keeps the legacy alive for him and children and grandchildren.
recognizing Alaskan statehood with a 49 star flag
this flag has a story for another time
shelves and shelves of books collected by his father
all incredibly beautiful and meaningful, especially when kept
all in his room!