Right, well, he'd been sick for a while and his nurse said to him, 'You seem to be feeling better this morning,' and Isben looked at her and said, 'On the contrary,' and then he died.
You can't just make me different and then leave
We are not here to exist; we are here to live, to face death and stare it down. We are here to trust in God and to embrace this world in all its quiet and violent beauty, to break down the walls of our own prejudices and believe in something greater than ourselves. We are here to paddle into our worst fears and come out the other side to discover glaciers, to meet them face-to-face, and to celebrate a sense of wonder and God's plan that we find only in Nature.
Historically, Alaska is a place that has attracted those fed up with conventionality.
The original settlers of Alaska apparently were Russian.
We still have billions of barrels in Alaska that sit untapped. There are abundant reserves offshore in the lower 48.
The island is named Oooguruk, an Inupiaq word meaning 'bearded seal,' an animal plentiful on the shores of Alaska's North Slope.
I've had a lot of crappy jobs, but one of my favorites was working as a commercial fisherman in Alaska. What I loved about it was, you got paid for what you caught.
Alaska and Montana are not in the south but they definitely form part of the crimson tide of red states where Republicans are dominant.
I grew up in the Episcopal Church in Alaska, but my belief was superficial and flimsy.
Laws made in Alaska, which is known for its lawlessness, are as valid as laws made in Pennsylvania, which invented laws.
The main rhythmic loop in 'Alaska' is me just patting on my jeans.