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Welcome to Alaska

Young, visiting photographer Christian McLeod from Ireland went looking for a taste of Anchorage’s big wild life on Sunday only to fall victim to one of the city’s oldest urban nightmares – the smash and grab. 941 more words

Chris McCandless' Conflict: Through an Ethical Communication Lens

You are wrong if you think joy emanates only or principally from human relationships. God has placed it all around us. It is in everything and anything we might experience.

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My Writing

Into the Wild

There is a certain spirit that we all share that can be called “wanderlust.” It is why travel blogs are so very popular, the vicarious thrill. 177 more words


Lost, found, abandoned

Do you stay, or do you go?

Here’s the situation: You and your friends have just spent a couple of hours battling your way 20 miles down a muddy four-wheeler trail on your way to a hunting camp still deeper into remote country off Alaska’s Glenn Highway when you encounter another hunter lost for days. 1,952 more words

Looking backwards

It’s been a while since I last wrote a blog. The last one being some time in the middle of 2013, about a month before I arrived in Bangkok on my bike. 661 more words

"Into the Wild" by Jon Krakauer

Into the Wild is the story of a young man from an upper middle class family from Virginia who goes on an unbelievable adventure. Starting out in… 979 more words

On Books That Have Changed My Life

There are a handful of books and authors who have changed my life, most of the time for the better. Some books I can just relate to and they stick to me forever. 585 more words