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Lost in Alaska

Once more a visitor to the north has gone missing in the Alaska wilds.

This time, according to rangers at Wrangell-St. Elias National Park and Preserve, it is 34-year-old Nick Larsen from Oregon. 850 more words


Takako Konishi

The story of Takako Konishi, an unemployed Japanese travel agent is a haunting one, a story that will stay with you forever. Far from her home in Japan in November 2001, Konishi’s body was discovered outside Detroit Lakes, Minnesota by a local bowhunter. 1,811 more words

Book Review: Into the Wild by Jon Krakauer

Summary: A short biography of a young man in his 20s named Chris McCandless, who, soon after graduating from college, decided to pursue a life completely surrounded by and in the wild. 96 more words

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Into the Wild & The Wild Truth

I found Into the Wild when I was going through the last breakup I would have before I would meet my future husband. The end of the that relationship was awful, but it also made me view a lot of what my dating life had been like up until that point. 419 more words

Into The Wild

Done! It took me almost 3 days to finish this book.

This is a non-fiction biography about a young man named Chris McCandless who went into the Alaskan wilderness, but never came out again. 184 more words

Why Do People Conform to Society?

According to Chris McCandless, society is the place to leave behind because living within it leads to unhappiness:  

“So many people live within unhappy circumstances and yet will not take the initiative to change their situation because they are conditioned to a life of security, conformity, and conservatism, all of which may appear to give one peace of mind, but in reality nothing is more damaging to the adventurous spirit within a man than a secure future. 1,245 more words



Happy Sunday, everyone!  I know I haven’t written much lately.  Honestly, I haven’t had much to write about.  Regardless, I thought I should pop in and say hello. 961 more words