Dude…

I thought about Matt Hamilton’s “Dude” shirt as my buddy Ryan and I ambled up the mountain’s eroded path as the sun came up. It’s the best bargain hike around, by far. The name is all the social media captain you need and, in Matt’s usage, a reference to a movie that had a cult…

Best of the summer…in words

By Jeff Lund | For the Capital City Weekly Well, that’s that. The fireweed is nearly spent. School bells are clearing their throats as the decrescendo of summer hits the lightest of tones. It’s hard to get a firm grasp on just how ridiculous the last two and a half months have been. You have those…

A taste of summer in April

(SitNews) Klawock, Alaska – It’s almost 8 p.m. and there is so much light I can’t help but throw up celebratory fists in triumph over my first Alaskan winter since I moved back. I don’t know if I expected to be locked into a never-ending tussle with the cold damp darkness of winter, or I…