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Welcoming the Stranger

It’s not often that I quote the 19th chapter of Leviticus, but here goes:

When an alien resides with you in your land, you shall not oppress the alien.

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Russian Jack Springs - Anchorage, Alaska

October 21, 2016

We already had the first snowfall of the year! Today we took it easy and had a nice and easy stroll through Russian Jack Springs Park instead of hitting the mountains. 149 more words


First Snow Of The Season!

In what I hope is a harbinger of a cold, snowy winter in semi-rural south central Alaska we saw our first snowfall from Thursday afternoon (October 20th) into early Friday morning.  164 more words


Mp45 Day12 Success

Day 12 was great! Second day of lower body destruction :) Almost got my training partner to “hurl town”…but he made it through….great work Jrod! The lower body workout for mp45 this week has been brutal in so many ways. 106 more words



Fairbanks received its first snowfall of the season on Thursday. A whopping 1/2″ pummeled the city.

Of course, I stalled until Friday to take down the original Rover Hut and replace it with a new & improved Rover Hut II. 125 more words


Hikers Talk ~ Brent

Background: I started hiking in the fall of ’93 when I arrived at a Langley Air Force Base. It’s about 2 1/2 hours from the Appalachian Trail. 242 more words


Juneau, AK Trip

I recently jumped at the opportunity to take a quick weekend trip to Alaska with my friend Devin. It had been a while for me since I’d flown anywhere other than down to Los Angeles, CA to see family and old friends. 635 more words