A journalist observes life in the far north.
Me, elbow deep in a sink full of hot, soapy water. Jade, who had snatched a pocket knife from the kitchen desk where we pile junk.
Jade, put down that knife. Jade, put that knife on the desk. Right there on the desk. Back up, Jade. Now put the knife on the desk.
Take your hand off the knife. Honey, remove your hand from the knife. Stop touching the knife. Jade, that includes your finger. Back away from the knife …