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    Happy Thanksgiving!

    Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday, because it focuses on being thankful for what we have, and on two universal things: food and loved ones. I love to cook, and Thanksgiving dinner is both a touchstone and cause for celebration. Food,…

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    Thanks for voting!

    I am writing this on Election Day before the results are posted because it’s not about who won or lost, but that we have this right and responsibility to vote. I am grateful to live in a country that has…

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    Fall in Alaska

    It’s past mid-October, so we’ve put the garden to bed and changed to studded tires. We could get snow anytime. But for now, there’s still a few leaves on the trees and it’s been a lovely autumn. Here are a…