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The Veggie Bus came to town yesterday. And Joe dug his potatoes. And we caught a couple of fish. It was one of the best days of the year. September can be difficult for me. The first autumn I was … Continue reading
Our hike begins with a plunge through knee-deep glacial meltwater. We’ll be out here for at least eight hours, and I’d rather not hike in soaking wet XtraTufs all day, so I take off my boots and socks, roll up … Continue reading
Here’s a link to my essay “Freedom Is In the Freezer: Subsistence Fishing for Halibut,” published in the summer 2017 issue of Edible Alaska. The essay originally appeared on this blog back in October 2016, in slightly different form.
The trail leads through a dripping temperate rainforest, snow sodden and slippery underfoot. The low light on this mid-November afternoon, in the deep spruce forest, makes it feel like twilight. Sunset is over two hours from now, but the night … Continue reading
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