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happiness quite unshared

For the longest time, I’ve tried to adapt to the lack of human connection I’ve had while living in Florida. And for the longest time, I thought it was my “fault.” 3,407 more words



Good day my Lovelies!  How the heck is everybody?  I hope this message finds everyone well and ready for the upcoming holidays as they seem to be coming up quickly.  254 more words


Jon Krakauer’s Into the Wild, his reporting of the tragic story of Chris ‘Alex Supertramp’ McCandless, a young man who died while pursuing his dream of living off the land in the Alaskan bush, is a cautionary note of the dangers of doing things too hastily, of giving oneself fully to idealism, and believing too much in one’s power to tackle adversity. 440 more words


Chris McCandless, One Of The People Who Moved Away From Everything

In my previous blog post, I wrote about how I moved away from everything.  It wasn’t so much that I was searching for something, it was that I wanted to get away from everything that I didn’t like. 1,082 more words

Into The Wild - by Jon Krakauer (1996)

I went to sleep last night thinking about this book, and woke up still thinking about it. It is the excruciatingly sad story about a young man on a quest to be totally alone in the wilderness of Alaska. 386 more words

Biography And Non-fiction

Beach Energy joins the big time

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AN SA Photo Galleries

Fairbanks 142

In the spring of 1992, a young man named Christopher Johnson McCandless, who styled himself “Alexander Supertramp,” went to a particularly wild part of Alaska near Mount Denali, was unable to return to civilization because the trail to Healy across the Teklanika River was in flood from glacial melt during the summer months and could not be crossed. 412 more words