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Hi-ho hi-ho it's off to work we go!

So! We’ve been in Alaska for exactly a week now and we couldn’t be happier.  Jeremy and I have both been suffering small colds which is making work more difficult than usual, but not unbearable. 531 more words

April 23, 2014: καλά

So my previous post cannot be considered my post for the day because I was overly excited and wrote random facts about myself. 

Today I realized that writing potential goes beyond writing a wonderful essay: its about questioning, understanding, and exploring.   224 more words

Odessey and Oracle

Yesterday a lady came into the bookshop where I work, inquiring after a copy of Homer’s Odyssey.  “Surely we have it,” I assured her, as I queried the database.  670 more words

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No Place Like Home-r

After weeks of suffering from daily-grind-itis, it was high time for us to get out of town for the weekend.  Since the weather has been turning spring-ish, John hooked up our little trailer, loaded our fishing gear, and we took off Friday after work on the 5 hour drive to Homer, the artsy-hippie-fishing town on the southern tip of the Kenai Peninsula. 1,343 more words

Alaska

Wilderness revisited

It’s a crazy world.  The other day, I decided to go for a walk; it was the first gorgeous day after a period of rain, and utterly irresistible.  530 more words

Reasonably True

"It is not down in any map; true places never are."// Moby Dick

We are about 1/3rd into the novel and there has been no sign of the White Whale, known by Captain Ahab as, Moby Dick. 472 more words

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