UNALAKLEET — He remembered a time she and I picked out music together. I imagine we were in front of … Continue reading Still learning lessons from Ma
“Hey Laureli,” he said. “I have a project for you.” “Alright. What’s up?” “Senator Dan Sullivan is coming to town … Continue reading Sometimes you use your old skills and it’s fun
UNALAKLEET — I was 13 years old and beginning to think rubber boots were ugly. Maybe I should wear sneakers … Continue reading Saying goodbye to Gram
With Valentine’s Day coming up, I thought I’d share my latest sad satire piece. I will admit, I have said … Continue reading Snow: A Love Letter
NOME — She was wonderful. She loved getting people together for food, laughs and stories. She got a kick out … Continue reading How I’m healing – 10 years after her suicide
UNALAKLEET — We were at the playground swings that day. It was fall. School just started. Some kids had new … Continue reading Stomping it out
UNALAKLEET — The plan was to earn an English degree, marry, travel to inspiring places, return to Unalakleet and teach … Continue reading Coming Home
NOME — I used to joke and tell my friends that other than for obvious reasons, I only need a … Continue reading Who needs a man once an Alaska girl has mastered the chain saw?