The Alaskan – Snow, Our Best Kept Secret

If you’ve heard anything about Alaska, you’ve probably heard about how long and cold and dark and dreary and miserable the winters are. Alaskans diligently maintain that public image. Something like jury duty, it’s a community-wide obligation to prop up the illusion...

The Alaskan – Summertime

Understanding the Alaskan Way, Mind, and Soul Alaskans are a difficult bunch at the best of times, but during summer we are nearly impossible. If you’ve tried making plans with an Alaskan recently, you have my sympathy. Just as there is nothing in the world so...

The Alaskan – Unfriendly

“Unfriendly” – Understanding the Alaskan Way, Mind and Soul If America is a melting pot of peoples, then Alaskans live on the hard-crusted rim where nonconformity, prickly margins, and unsavory appearances prevail. Newcomers often don’t know what to...

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