Yes, we are unique in the universe. But not in a way, I believe, that our galactic neighbors, if they are out there, would approve.
There is a way the formula could change to increase the level of active public participation, to figuratively “raise most of the boats.”
For those who have never liked poetry, I encourage you to take a bold step onto a poetic pathway and give it a chance.
Publicizing war plans is unconscionable and several levels below stupidity.
This is a long shot, but perhaps it might ultimately result in some good for our country.
If it’s doable, getting outdoors and immersing oneself in Alaska’s beauty — no matter the activity — is one of the best ways to handle the long winter.
I’m married to a long-term Alaska teacher (retired) and have seen firsthand the remarkable and enduring value education brings to students.
There are a few people in Alaska who examine weather data as closely as our professional meteorologists. I am one of them. But in truth, I have yet to figure it out.
Like Persily, I wouldn’t allow today’s political zealots to touch the constitution with a 12-foot erasable pencil.
A new strain COVID-19 is reportedly working its way across the Lower 48 and will soon show up in Alaska, if it hasn’t already.
In the grand sweep of time, we are still deep in the woods with an obstructed view of ourselves.
For many of us, it’s easy to block out current woes by looking backward.
Bringing up the idea of instituting a sales tax in Anchorage, of course, is tantamount to heresy.
At some point the world’s nations will summon the courage to rally against this the vile dictator in a way he understands: force.