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HP (Happy Place), Redux 1.1

March 28, 2012



Happy Place, Redux 1

March 27, 2012


You will find many of them in your life, if you keep looking. Mel

Happy Place

March 26, 2012


Go find it. Sometimes you have to work harder at finding it than other times. Don’t stop. Mel

All Good Things…

March 25, 2012


It’s the last day of Spring Break and it is a gorgeous day in Juneau. It has been really nice having some extra time with my daughter and we had a lot of fun skiing with her brother yesterday. He gets really motivated to try and keep up with her when we are all out […]


March 24, 2012


Recently the secret of opening a mango was revealed to me and it has been a revelation indeed. I am sure that some of you already knew how to maximize the amount of flesh you can procure from the seed, but thanks to Gary and Rita Stevens, my ability to enjoy this fruit more fully […]

Wild Alaskan Seafood Chefs

March 23, 2012


In this age of computers I am certain that fewer print versions of cookbooks are being purchased for home use, and I am one who will turn to the web when I need a quick recipe. However, I do love to have a collection of core cookbooks on hand to reference as well. Recently I […]

Spring Break Ski Days

March 22, 2012


I’ve been having fun getting out with my kids on skis. It is pure pleasure watching them build up their skills and innovate in their own ways. Every time my son goes down a hill on his cross-country skis I remind him to bend his knees so his body can brace itself for the acceleration. […]

Community Supported Fishery

March 21, 2012


Last night I received an e-mail update from the Slow Food Southeast Alaska Chapter mentioning that sign-up for the Community Supported Fishery (CSF) is coming up soon. Alaskans Own Seafood began this program in Sitka and due to its success, the program was able to expand to Juneau residents last spring. It operates on the same […]

Land and Rivers

March 20, 2012


Last night I had the opportunity to watch the finished product of a video project that was sponsored by Bristol Bay Native Corporation (BBNC) and resulted in a fifteen-minute video called “Day in Our Bay.” Cameras were distributed throughout the region so that BBNC shareholders living in Bristol Bay could share a day of their […]

Cheering For My Sister, Cheers!

March 19, 2012


This morning I got news from my sister that she was recognized by New York Times chief wine critic, Eric Asimov, in the paper’s Diner’s Journal blog. A number of NYT editors chimed in to the post “What We’re Reading” and Asimov gave a nod to Hawk Wakawaka Wine Reviews post entitled Thinking Frank Cornelissen: […]

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eat it canned!

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the crushed grape, crying out for revenge