Category Archives: Books

Library Caller

It’s been a hell of a week.  No matter what your political persuasion, it’s been difficult to keep things light, be inspired, stave off the anger, speculation, fear, and grief.  You know what I’m talking about.  I’ve tried to keep … Continue reading

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Weight, Part 2

I’ve learned a lot about the U.S. Postal Service (USPS) this week. Maybe not as much as Cassandra, who started working at the Seldovia Post Office a few days ago, but let’s just say I have contributed to the complexity … Continue reading

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In less than a week, I will be heading north to the Interior.  This will be new territory for me, as I have never been north of Anchorage.  Even though I’ve lived in Alaska for three years, I haven’t seen … Continue reading

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Strange Tidbits of Alaska History

During the long, rainy winter of 2016, I had the opportunity to entertain and educate myself about Alaska history.  Here are a few surprising facts which caught my attention. The last battle of the Civil War took place in Arctic … Continue reading

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This summer I’ll be working for the National Park Service, on the maintenance crew at Yukon-Charley Rivers National Preserve.  (I’ll have limited internet access there, but will try to write at least a couple of blog posts to let you know … Continue reading

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Bird Book Box

When I first moved to Seldovia, we didn’t have a drop box at the library.  I guess there used to be one, but people kept putting trash and recyclables in it, so it got taken away.  Our library isn’t open … Continue reading

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