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History in the horse's face

The wagon rests in winter, the sleigh in summer, the horse never.  ~Yiddish Proverb

 

I stopped at a shop in Olde Town Square Shopping Center…

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Cultural Observations

What the Heck Was I Thinking

(Ed. note: This post was actually written in the Ramada Hotel in Shanghai on the morning of July 7th and then added to on the plane home. 1,823 more words

Travels

Visiting an Arctic Village

I travel to villages (other than my own) in Northwest Alaska once or twice a week. Recently, I made another visit to Noorvik, one of the villages featured in the television show Life Below Zero. 147 more words

Travel Experiences

The Islands of Lake Titicaca

There were two main attractions that I was particularly keen on seeing while in Peru – Machu Picchu and Lake Titicaca, the largest lake in South America. 2,658 more words

Travel

Hard work with a little twist of ... fate.

Welcome to the era of pure office exodus, where no one needs an office, or any defined place to get work done.

While this concept isn’t new, or proprietary to any city in particular, traditional and emerging creative spaces demonstrate a new vision of collaboration characterised by a default state of mind: openness. 783 more words

Entrepreneurship

Summer weekend in Kotzebue, Alaska

Summer is defined as the warmest season of the year. In Kotzebue, 30 miles above the Arctic Circle, our “summer” weather usually ends up being a few days. 92 more words

Travel Experiences