Posts tagged: living in Alaska

Are Alaskans Unique Enough for “Reality” TV?

By , April 20, 2017

At an Easter dinner with friends, we enjoyed stimulating conversation on a variety of topics. One that struck me particularly focused on “reality” television shows. One of us asked: Why are people so interested in Alaska? After all, “we’re just like anybody else anywhere else.” She finds it hard to believe that Alaskans could hold the public interest and imagination well enough to justify television shows.

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A Personal Anniversary (I Think)

By , February 12, 2010

In January I applied for my hunting/fishing license, and, as I do every year, I cringed when I filled in the number of years I’ve been an Alaska resident. I cringe, because for this particular document I can only record the number of years I’ve been a resident this time. That doesn’t sit well with me. Continue reading 'A Personal Anniversary (I Think)'»

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