Month: April 2020

Kirkus Review

KIRKUS REVIEW Ward’s spirited debut memoir documents the privations and advantages of life in Alaska’s wilderness. The author was just 25 years old in 1980 when her husband, Sam, quit his job and sold their Ohio home. Sam was from West Virginia mountain stock, and had strong survival and hunting skills, so they decided to …

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WCHS TV Channel 8 News INTERVIEW OF SAM & BONNIE

PART ONE INTERVIEW ON WCHS & WVAH TV with Brad Rice TRUE PIONEERS: Meet Bonnie Ward, a Nicholas County wife who, along with her husband, gave up everything to move to ALASKA for 15 years.Facing the harsh elements, the Wards find strength in each other, and the awe-inspiring beauty of “the last frontier.”And just when they finally …

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Embracing the Alaska Dream with Bonnie Rose Ward

Podcast #78 – Embracing the Alaska Dream with Bonnie Rose Ward December 10, 2014: In today’s show I had the privilege to interview Bonnie Rose Ward, author of Winds of Skilak.  She can be found at https://www.windsofskilak.com where she blogs about her life in Alaska and her life today.  Bonnie’s books was absolutely amazing and I had to …

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Slide show of our off-grid frontier home

We hope you enjoy the slide show depicting our life off-grid on the remote Caribou Island in Skilak Lake, Alaska, which culminated in my book Winds of Skilak: A Tale of True Grit, True Love and Survival in the Alaskan Wilderness. NOW FOR THE SLIDESHOW: JUST CLICK ON THE PHOTO! https://youtu.be/UTVZoIZIxDg

The long-awaited sequel is finally here!

After hundreds of requests for “the rest of the story,” award-winning author Bonnie Rose Ward has finally delivered the highly anticipated Winds of Skilak sequel. Winds of Skilak: The Continuing Saga of One Couple’s Adventures and Survival in the Alaskan Wilderness continues the journey of Bonnie Rose Ward as a “wilderness wife” and her tough-as-nails …

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