Modern Transcendentalism

By Jeff Lund | For the Capital City Weekly For some ridiculous reason, I woke up Friday morning thinking about Transcendentalism — not because I’m an intellectual, but because I felt more like going outside than working inside. I shook my head at the simplicity of me reducing that particular -ism to “going outside.” Total disservice….

No idealistic life change here

Last week I discussed Into the Wild with my buddy Nate’s junior Advanced Placement class during my prep period. He asked me to give his California students the “Alaska perspective” on the book and I gladly obliged. It was ironic, or fitting, since at the end of this month I will be moving to Alaska…