The other day, my wife and I were making our one-acre slice of Alaska more “fire safe” by cutting down spruce trees that were too... Read more
Author’s note: The Clarion first published this column on Sept. 18, 1987. I’ve edited it for brevity. — LP
With so many people having to leave their homes due to natural disasters in recent weeks, I got to thinking about disasters.
Early this week, I was fishing for Kenai River silvers from a neighbor’s dock in Sterling. It felt good to be on the river, but... Read more
Author’s note: This column first appeared in the Clarion in 1993. It’s as true today as ever. — LP
Author’s note: This column first appeared in the June 8, 1990, edition of “The Tides,” a Clarion supplement. — LP