BOOK REVIEW: Of Bears and Ballots: An Alaskan Adventure in Small Town Politics by Heather Lende. A long hard look at what it means to be a good neighbor and a good citizen. How to embrace your political leanings and serve your community without driving yourself, family, friends and constituents crazy.
BOOK REVIEW: Letters from Happy Valley: Memories of an Alaska Homesteader’s Son by Dan Walker. An honest snapshot of a difficult year that is relevant, relatable and important. A primer in how to find joy in the moment, event when the moments seems very small and insignificant.