The Tribes of Tent City

We are situated on a bend of the Tanana River¬†that still sports a little shelf of ice near the highway¬†underpass, and the first thing a visitor would think upon discovering our field camp is, how did a bunch of hobos manage to squat in such¬†an exposed¬†front yard?¬† Technically, we are camping.¬† However, after the first […]

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On Squeaky Clean

Two days ago, I was eating a bag of Cheetos in the cook tent and noticed that each time I wiped my mouth with¬†a napkin it left¬†chocolaty¬†smears on the paper.¬† It wasn’t the radioactive orange you usually get from dyed cheese–I wondered if being in the sun all day had blurred my vision, since there […]

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