A journalist observes life in the far north.
1) An e-mail from Alec.
2) Watching Jade fling herself down a slide.
3) A high school football quarterback mowed my lawn.
4) Thumbing a ride.
5) Bull-shitting with a guy who wants to be the next Alaska governor.
6) Raking leaves.
7) A delicious barbecued chicken sandwich.
8)) The Big I.
9) Owning tickets to a sold-out concert.
10) Two stories on the front page.