Workforce development programs: Investing in Southeast Alaska youth
As a lifelong Sitkan I have grown close to our coastal rainforest. As I head off to my first year of college this fall, I know I will miss this place. However, I can’t help but wonder — how much will it change?
An insider-look at “The Elaborate Entrance of Chad Deity”
Opening Perseverance Theatre’s 2017-2018 season, “The Elaborate Entrance of Chad Deity” will give audiences a pro-wrestling show.
Alaska for Real: Floathouse living
When I was a kid I thought of it as like living in an elevator. Our house rose and fell daily with the tides. Now, I hardly notice the elevator-element until in the middle of summer after a long series of low tides where my house might not float at all for a week. Then one day there’s a large high tide and I get a sudden sensation of height, as if my house is floating on air, as if there are a zillion colorful ballons tied to it about to waft me on my way to Paradise Falls.
Happiness: Well-being vs. pleasure
After visiting Alaska for the first time, my buddy Chuy posted a picture with the caption, “If you do Alaska the way we did it, it reaches into the man’s soul and gives it a sense of eudaimonic well-being.”

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