A blog about the wonders and challenges of living in Homer, Alaska, by Miranda Weiss, the author of Tide, Feather, Snow: A Life in Alaska.
And saying goodbye
by Miranda Weiss | Thursday, October 27, 2016
Early delights of the season
by Miranda Weiss | Thursday, October 20, 2016
And hoping for a smooth approach
by Miranda Weiss | Thursday, October 13, 2016
The more things change?
by Miranda Weiss | Thursday, October 06, 2016
Learning to forage, 4,000 miles from here
by Miranda Weiss | Wednesday, September 28, 2016
Evergreens gone brown
by Miranda Weiss | Thursday, September 22, 2016
The summer is gone; so too are the crowds
by Miranda Weiss | Thursday, September 15, 2016
Sometimes you don’t want to look straight ahead
by Miranda Weiss | Thursday, September 08, 2016
If you dream it, you can do it
by Miranda Weiss | Thursday, September 01, 2016
From the bountiful bay
by Miranda Weiss | Thursday, August 25, 2016
THIS WEEK’S ARCHIVE PICK
by Penelope Rowlands
Hilary Mantel, one of Britain’s most revered novelists, died last week at the age of 70. She is beloved for her sweeping Wolf Hall trilogy, for which she won two Booker Prizes. But long before rehabilitating Thomas Cromwell’s reputation, Mantel was unparalleled in her crystalline dissections of power, whether between girls at the University of London or Dantonists in the French Revolution. In honor of Mantel’s enormous contributions to literature, dive back into her Tudor world with Penelope Rowlands’s essay about one of the key power dynamics Mantel explored: that between Cromwell and Sir Thomas More.