Thank You, You Did Good!

Thank You, You Did Good!

You may not know how much good you have done for Haines by ordering my books from The Bookstore here, but you have, and I want to thank you very, very much.This story by Claire Stremple was aired on KHNS here in Haines this morning, and I didn’t even realize...
A Proposal

A Proposal

Today Alaska lost our 38th and 39th residents to Covid-19, and a family, friends, neighbors, co-workers lost someone they loved. I understand the right to privacy prohibits us from knowing their names, but I don’t like that they will be remembered publicly as #...
Me Thinks Too Much

Me Thinks Too Much

In yoga class we are taught to hold one hand on our heart and one on our belly and breathe in and out, inhale and exhale, and the longer the exale the better, as it relaxes the nervous system. I’ve been doing the breathing part ever since I was recovering from...
Sunday’s Thought

Sunday’s Thought

“To be hopeful in bad times is not just foolishly romantic… and if we do act, in however small a way, we don’t have to wait for some grand utopian future. The future is an infinite succession of presents, and to live now as we think human beings...
Change in the Weather

Change in the Weather

It has been wet and gray, and as someone said, October decided to visit in August. Which may be why when the wind blows and the skies clear it feels like heaven. Also, there have been some more proverbial clearing of gray skies and stormy weather. With school starting...