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When Truth Hurts

This article has been building inside me for a long time. I have hesitated to write it, since it will touch directly on a subject that has been debated ad nauseum on social media for many years without any meaningful … Continue reading

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Deliverance

One night many years ago, I was walking home from work on a cold Anchorage night. I was house sitting for a friend who lived down a long, dark street in southwest Anchorage. It was late in the year, and … Continue reading

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Cosmic Lifeguard

I nearly drowned when I was four. I can remember vividly that it was a warm summer day. Life was still so simple and magical then. Those early memories come back in gauzy bursts, like sun-drenched bits of footage from … Continue reading

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Juneau Glacier

“I went to the woods because I wanted to learn what life had to teach; and not, when I came to die, discover that I had not lived.”       –Henry David Thoreau, Walden When I was 15, as … Continue reading

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