Rural Alaska

Finding comfort in community in Haines

The old-timers say bad things happen in threes. I am not sure if this is true, but I do believe that bad doings bring out the best in people. It’s not that misery loves company, exactly, rather that suffering binds us together.

The secret to surviving winter

It's winter in Southeast Alaska, a quiet, dark, wet season. The neighbors have gone, for the most part. But the sea lions are back, and they announce their presence loudly.

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