We try to have good plans in place—but sometimes stuff happens. That’s what this part is about. … More staying safe (part 2)
We depend on each other and we understand that it could take some time for help to reach us in an emergency. … More staying safe (part 1)
There’s very little time to write or reflect while we’re in Fairbanks, what with provisioning and visiting and chasing typewriters and all. These past few days have been full in all the ways they needed to be. Now the energy is shifting. We’re heading to the cabin this morning, where there will be more time … More fairbnb
A woman and a typewriter walk into a bar . . . I was in the middle of writing a post about handling emergencies at the cabin when I got distracted by a typewriter. At home, I’ve established a nightly habit of typing a single page on a manual typewriter. It’s a physical act as … More royal
All at once, everything starts to dance—the spruce trees sway, the aspen leaves rattle, my ears become coils of twisting air—until the wind moves on and I’m left wondering what exactly it was that touched me. … More what the wind does
Sometime in the 1970s, Stewart met with a famous psychic who told him he had an orange aura. Supposedly, one of the chief features of orange-aura-people is procrastination. The psychic said Stewart would always put things off until the last possible moment, but then he’d do a great job. Based on that characteristic alone, I could tell you that my aura … More what color is your aura?