• Denali, from Cook Inlet

    Winter Solstice

    Note: I’m running an encore blog post while I catch up with family and friends over the holidays. Earlier versions of this post appeared in the AKRWA blog and this blog.  To Alaskans, solstice is a big day. Our lives…

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    Happy Thanksgiving!

    Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday, because it’s simple. It focuses on being thankful for what we have, and on two universal things: food and loved ones. Food, especially traditional dishes like the ones at Thanksgiving, is a great way to…