This piece has appeared in the Star before, but I think it merits an encore in that it’s relevant to our physical and mental health.
In the movies when the bad-guy torturer gets out the dentist drill to extract information from his captive, I have to look away.
The air was crisp and cold as I biked along the Eklutna Lakeside trail, savoring the very last moments of autumn.
On September 23, I was hiking with a friend from the season of autumn to winter in the mountains above Eklutna Lake
I was listening to a British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) radio...
According to the American Psychiatric Institute for Research and Education (APIRE), phobia is a strong, persistent, and irrational fear...
Although I tout myself as a lifelong Alaskan, I spent five years in Texas from 2002-2007 so that I could take advantage of a career opportunity in the energy industry.
There are some pieces of Alaska’s history that refuse to succumb to the ravages of time.
With school just starting, I believe the subject of patience is quite timely. I feel eminently qualified to talk about patience, in that I spent mostof my life totally devoid of this human attribute. Sometimes I think that if I hada modicum of patience as a younger person, I could have done wondrous things. I might have learned how to swim, read music, overcome my mental block on algebra and chemistry, trained a dog to do something impressive, learned how to play golf and perhaps acquired enough skill to draw something more sophisticated than stick figures.