Ognuno porta la sua croce
Every man has his cross to bear
Basically it means that everyone has to carry their own burden/responsibilities in life.
So with Tyler up in Alaska learning to do things that he has never had to do in the ‘big city’ I think the picture is a poignant example of transforming a boy into a man.
Today we carried and burned at least a 1000 pounds of old, rotten scrap wood that was full of nails and other debris to a huge bonfire. Luckily we had a burn permit and a nice day.