Dual Citizen

Dual Citizen

Alaska is a very transient place, and there’s about a 50/50 chance that when you meet someone new, they’re either going to be a life-long Alaskan or a transplant from somewhere else. That ratio might look a lot different in a place like rural Iowa or Montana, and it will surely look different in a…

Where’s Your Treasure?

Where’s Your Treasure?

On June 1, 2008, a fire broke out in a section of Universal Studios Hollywood. What began as routine, overnight maintenance on the roof of some of the buildings used by the studio led to a significant fire that not only destroyed the theme park’s “King Kong” attraction, but also reached Building 6197. At the…

Sour Patch Kids

Sour Patch Kids

My children love Sour Patch Kids.  I have never really understood the passion for this sugar-infested treat.  But I have witnessed large bags of Sour Patch Kids decimated in just a few moments.  If you have not been so privileged to be introduced to this learned indulgence, it is an incredibly tart chewable encasing several…