For a personal account of the second most powerful earthquake in Earth's recorded history; to experience life in a salmon cannery; and to find out what it's like to fight forest fires in Interior Alaska as well as find out where some very good fishing holes are, read "The Great Alaskan Quake, First Hand, and Other Cups of Coffee, the True Alaskan Connection" by Loyd L. Peck, published by PublishAmerica, Baltimore.
Blog Posts by Loyd
What makes this Universe go round? Routine maintenance. That's all it takes.
Would the U.S. Government ask negotiators like me to help negotiate a truce to a chocolate mess? Now is the time. Newwwwwp. My job is to rake the lawn, I guess.
The secret to not gaining weight and having your food taste good is to get some exercise and work up an appetite. Then, if you eat a balanced diet, you're guaranteed to lose fat. Pay particular attention to nutrition. You'll feel better.
Tomorrow is Good Friday. Jesus got nailed on Good Friday. He's not particularly happy with that, but you don't have to take a bite out of Jesus's butt and call that Communion. Here's what you do. Get yourself a cold beer or glass of wine, and talk to Jesus in your mind. He'd love to talk to you. Talk to Him through your heart. Talk to Him through your stomach. But talk!
The same goes with your adversaries. What purpose does it serve to blow each other's ass away? Sit down with a glass of wine or a beer and talk. Go together on a pizza. What the hell? Work out your differences. See each other eye to eye. You save the government a lot of pain that way. Our nation is comprised of people who CAN work and enjoy life together.
Extremism in a sun baked country is a good way to get yourself a stroke. I know from fighting forest fires that you never go to extremes. Get yourself a cold beer instead. You'll live a little longer.
Let's everybody join in the fight to get rid of something right under their nose: their gut.
I'd say that the country's #1 problem right now is that people don't know how to eat a balanced diet. Educators, get busy!
A lot of people get into trouble when they try to run the blasted planet. What they don't understand is that the blasted planet runs itself.
Listen. A lot of people have complex headaches, so they can't sleep well at night. Keep it simple and you'll do all right.