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North

We finally took off north this weekend.

Geoff and I have been talking about heading for the continental divide all year, but it hasn’t happened. All winter we’ve been getting wood instead of working on trail, which is good: I’ve finally hit a groove in my firewood chopping, i.e. 650 more words

Alaska

Let's Drill?!

As discussed here, the GOP Tax Plan that was passed recently allows for drilling on land that was previously protected such as national parks and wildlife refuges. 319 more words

Politics

When Things Break

On the last night of winter break, the hot plate died. The light came on, but the water never heated up. Geoff tried to replace the bad wiring, but it fried on the first try. 666 more words

Alaska

Drilling for Oil in the Arctic: The Loss of the Sacred Wild

“Humans are not the sole inhabitants of God’s Earth and indeed there are numerous places where wild paw prints in the dirt vastly outnumber our own.” –  1,273 more words

Reflection

So, it’s New Years Eve.

Every new year, since I first came to Alaska, has marked profound changes in my circumstances and in my dreams. This is the first time in many years that I’ve spent this transition away from old friends – my heart’s family. 588 more words

Alaska

Alone at Camp - November Journal Entry

November 4-5 2017
6:00 PM

It is my first night camping alone in the arctic – or in the winter, period, I guess. I want to be someone who can do this, but I am a little nervous. 424 more words

Alaska