Time Hasn’t Quite Stopped Here

We pulled off the highway in western Montana, on our way to Glacier. I had seen some promising signs of fresh cherries and peaches along the side of the road and directions to this town with a name I don’t remember. I expected a fruit stand – but the only promising place was a general store/antique store at the end […]

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Remote: Tenakee Springs Alaska

I heard that the word in our ear this week is “remote” and that inspired me to post on Tenakee Springs in Southeast Alaska. This town of about 100 people¬†is remote! It is on Chichagof Island, on the Tenakee Inlet. The only way to get here is by water or air. There are no roads coming in and it could […]

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D is for – Diner

Every small town has one – the place where the farmers go for breakfast after morning chores, the retired fellows sit around a big table drinking coffee and telling stories, business owners grab a quick lunch, friends meet, families go for birthdays and anniversaries. It is the local diner. It is where everyone knows everyone. I remember stopping once in […]

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