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Category Archives: musings

Kickstarting Fairbanks!

photos courtesy of Alaskan Arctic Expeditions For a man who’s spent a lifetime breaking trails on purpose, Joe Henderson is an unlikely proponent of the happy accident. But that’s really … Continue reading

January 27, 2012 · Leave a comment

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

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

Fairbanks Holiday Gift Guide!

One of my favorite things about Fairbanks is that it’s a treasure trove of indie businesses and, although shopping here can be challenging at times, there’s a ton of cool … Continue reading

December 20, 2011 · 1 Comment

The Top 3 Bands in Fairbanks

Lorien Nettleton was recently sold for $400. (As part of the 31st annual Talkeetna Bachelor’s Auction.  Hear that story here). He also recently interviewed mountain climber Masatoshi Kuriaki “just before … Continue reading

December 16, 2011 · Leave a comment

365 of Print: Dec 12

December 13, 2011 · Leave a comment

Sometimes Alaska Sounds Like This…

I was following the pack all swallowed in their coats With scarves of red tied ’round their throats To keep their little heads From falling in the snow White Winter … Continue reading

December 12, 2011 · Leave a comment

I love you but I’ve chosen darkness

We’re rushing headlong into it now. I feel like a Chilean miner being lowered quickly towards the bottom of a dark chasm. Or like a coin that’s been dropped from … Continue reading

December 11, 2011 · 1 Comment

365 Days of Print: Dec 8

A good friend of mine just landed a fab new job. It’s nice to be a freelance creative, flitting about all willy-nilly and having the freedom of fluidity. But it’s … Continue reading

December 8, 2011 · 2 Comments

FairbanksHawt

I’ve been working on a post about architecture in Fairbanks and I’m in the midst of email conversations with two local architects but before I actually post anything on the … Continue reading

December 7, 2011 · Leave a comment

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