I was a young boy when my family moved to the Pacific Northwest. We lived in Southworth, located on Puget Sound across the bay from Seattle. It was love at first sight.Most of my time was spent out doors fishing, hanging out on the beach, or hiking the many trails of the Olympic Mountains, along with a real passion for bird watching. I have a great list of birds all across America, Alaska, and Hawaii. It was a life that brought me in contact with a diverse group of people who all appreciated the wild and remote place called home. I have also lived in Alaska and later graduated from the Univers more...