Photos: the afternoon walking commute October 22nd, 9:01 am. I’m walking to work. The sun is still behind the Chugach mountains; it tinges pink the hovering clouds. Sunset will be at 6:22 pm this evening. We are two months from solstice, but the days already are significantly shorter than just a couple of weeks ago. … Continue reading The Great Desire
I’m popping up to northwest Washington to visit Unity Village, a temporary community of tiny homes for homeless people (copied from website). I’m taken immediately by its cheerfulness and order: pots of flowers and chairs placed on neatly swept porches, a large container on the back of a flatbed truck housing a set of showers, … Continue reading Fitting In
I’m at the airport waiting for a flight to Seattle. My identity as an Alaskan has been informed by flight. We’ve perfected it: There’s flight as a geographical solution to a problem, as a getaway vacation (think Hawaii or Arizona), as flight from adversity, and (my personal favorite) as flight from one’s self. It’s a … Continue reading Where Are You Going?
From Bone to Sky is a community for people who are called to live with meaning. We reach deeply, beyond the culture of anxiety, divisiveness and the pressure to fit in to the very bones of our goodness and integrity, to vision and purpose. Find and live your vision; give it definition and form. From … Continue reading Introduction
Where do you live? You might have a next-door neighbor or someone down the street—you know the one; they are kind of a pain with the dog who pees on your bushes or a motorcycle that revs up at 6 am. But that person lives in your community, and despite your differences, you most likely … Continue reading Where We Live