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Sunshine and Lollipops

Winter is starting to wear on people. Unsurprisingly, it’s really getting to the people who like to complain all day every day via Tumble and Tweet about everything there could … Continue reading

January 20, 2012 · Leave a comment

Top 3 Bands in Fairbanks (Part 2)

For part two of “Best Bands in Fairbanks,” I got some input from Caleb Kuntz (musician, promoter, moustache aficionado) who left Fairbanks in August to attend film school at The … Continue reading

January 19, 2012 · 1 Comment

COLLECTION: Fireworks Shops

Fairbanks has lots of little groupings of things that I find visually interesting. Borrowing some inspiration from Ed Ruscha’s “Twentysix Gasoline Stations,” I’ll be posting a different COLLECTION each week. … Continue reading

January 12, 2012 · Leave a comment

Slaterville’s House of Biscuit

“Are you willing to include an unsuspecting word such as quince-tart, fillagree (sic), bulbous, or spasmodic…?” That was the response I got when I asked Brian Marmor if I could … Continue reading

January 11, 2012 · Leave a comment

What’s Really Hood: Goldstream

The lady to my right turned to face my back; she placed her hands on my shoulders and whispered into my ear, “I bestow upon you the power of unending … Continue reading

January 10, 2012 · Leave a comment

365 Days of Print: The Final Three

My attempt to participate in 365 Days of Print for the final 31 days of 2011 comes to close with these last three collages.  It was definitely a challenge to … Continue reading

January 6, 2012 · Leave a comment

Fairbanks on Etsy

I curated my second Fairbanks inspired treasury on Etsy this morning. My first was limited solely to artists who were based in Fairbanks but for this one I also included … Continue reading

January 5, 2012 · Leave a comment

New Year, New You?

I arrived in Fairbanks for the second time on April 29. Winter’s footprint was still stepping pretty heavily on spring’s neck. The air was cold, trees were bare, and while … Continue reading

January 3, 2012 · 1 Comment

Ringing in 2012!

(photo : LA Times – Patrick Lin / AFP / Getty Images ) It’s our second New Year’s in Fairbanks and it looks like we’ll be doing a repeat of … Continue reading

December 30, 2011 · Leave a comment

365 Days of Print: Dec 28

I was deep into the Burroughs-ian segment of my “beat” education by the time I began negotiating my first employment contract. It was too late. Burroughs had already embedded the … Continue reading

December 29, 2011 · Leave a comment

365 Days of Print: Dec 27

While speaking with a Fairbanks local today I mentioned that one of my favorite things about this town is that there’s a real sense of community here. She exclaimed incredulously, … Continue reading

December 27, 2011 · Leave a comment

365 Days of Print: Dec 26

A few weeks ago my cousin told me that there had been some thought that maybe I was never supposed to be born. She didn’t put it exactly like that. … Continue reading

December 26, 2011 · 1 Comment

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