Very nice Alaska bear stuff, along with some succinct commentary.
We must be getting a bit disinterested as the kayak season moves inexorably toward water too stiff to paddle in. On a beautiful night with perfect temps and flat calm, only three of us were bobbing off Talley's dock on White Bear Lake, listening to good live music and sipping adult beverages. Come on people, in two months you'll be ready to kill for a night like last night. Think about that work/life balance and lets move the teeter totter toward the life side!