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Sometimes I Feel Like Deck Furniture In An Alaskan Winter

  There is a certain amount of irony in my writing these words; my premise is simply that there are too many words being bandied about these days.  We are being buried beneath a blizzard.  Quite literally we are being … Continue reading

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Un-Role Models

I like to think of myself as a positive person.  I actively avoid negativism whenever I possibly can.  I try to look for the twist of any situation that will allow me to accept it without judgement.  And yet I’ve … Continue reading

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Traditions!

  As a young boy growing up in a reasonably large family, I understood that there were some things that just happened, repeatedly.  It wasn’t until later in life that I learned these repeated events were traditions.  They were just … Continue reading

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Shades of Grey

The Alaskan winter reminds me daily that life is all about shades of grey.  It is a gradient world never reaching absolute white or absolute black.  There are infinite variations capable of melting massive mountains into clouds and hiding all … Continue reading

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Alaska Daylight

  Before my wife and I made a final decision to move to Alaska, we visited for 10 days last Christmas, to check out the lack of sunlight we had heard so much about.  Actually, we came to be with … Continue reading

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Life Goes On . . .

November has come and gone and with it, this year’s Nanowrimo.  For the past month it’s been a mindful daily activity to sit down and put words on paper.  For me this year, it was a successful activity in the … Continue reading

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Artists and Craftsmen – I applaud you!

The holiday season is the  perfect time to get hundreds of artists and craftsmen together to show their wares.  For those of us who want to give a few special gifts that are not cookie cutter items from a some … Continue reading

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