Monthly Archives: July 2006


The Last Frontier #8 1

Waqaa! That’s Yu’pik for ‘hello’. Yu’pik is one of the 20 Native Alaskan languages (it’s impolite to use Eskimo). It’s pronounced Wah-ka. Say it 3 times and you sound like a Muppet Baby (Wah-ka,Wah-ka, Wah-ka… ohh, how the standard of humor has sunk!). I suppose I should have learned to […]


The Last Frontier #5

Howdy, howdy Did you each have a lovely 4th of July? I still anxious to hear the stories of y’alls summers when I return. As for my 4th, it was spent climbing on a glacier and witnessing the absolute madness of Mount Marathon. Most 3 mile races aren’t anything to […]