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My experience of both the world and self continue to deepen and expand as I grow older. Emphasis on grow.
Though Dunleavy claims to stand for “everyday Alaskans,” he largely represents special interests.
When I truly celebrate life, I find myself more in balance.
What’s happening in Gaza could also become a catastrophe of sorts here in the United States.
What else awaits me in our world, I wonder, that I haven’t yet discovered or noticed?
The narrative was written in a straightforward yet compelling way that was both heartbreaking and infuriating.
I condemn the Hamas invasion of Israel. But Israel’s response has been even more barbaric and horrific, on a much larger scale.
That the AFN can support such carnage is perplexing and, yes, disappointing to me.
During a time of celebrating Katmai’s bears, it’s important to remember that the state’s management of bears in some other parts of Alaska remain regressive, brutal and inhumane.
It may have happened before, but no one in Alaska’s wildlife activist community seems able to recall such a massive massacre of predators over such a short period of time.
It wasn’t until after I settled in Alaska in the early 1980s that my relationship with native plants deepened in ways I had never imagined.
My hope is that those opposed to Willow somehow prevail and that Alaska’s politicians and other leaders be forced to adapt to a changing climate.
Someone in a supervisory position should be required to explain the rationale that led to this major and potentially dangerous mistake.
How anyone can consider Alaska’s predator control methods to be acceptable sport hunting practices is beyond me.
I have no problem with Congress, or our state, naming buildings or other human structures after Young or other notable Alaskans.