Tag Archives: respect

Home for the Holidays

It was around 1995 when I really got my back up against the commercialization of Christmas. I was working as a server at a restaurant called Little Italy on the south side of Anchorage. I wasn’t exactly getting into the … Continue reading

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Proverbs in Motion

“A gentle answer turns away wrath, but a harsh word stirs up anger.” –Prov. 15:1 I was at the Chevron getting gas when he came up to me. He was around 40, drably dressed with a scraggly beard, tousled brown … Continue reading

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Jimmy Bell

It turns out the subject of Adventure House is a storehouse of great old memories. At the risk of uttering a cliche, it was a simpler time, not only because it was 1983, but because I was 15. Life is … Continue reading

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Fresh Blessings

I went out to the Columbia Sportswear warehouse this morning. It sits near the mouth of the Columbia River on the border with Washington State, receiving freight there along with a hundred other warehouses. The whole area is a huge … Continue reading

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