When you spill a good customer, do it twice

When you spill a good customer, do it twice

You can't live in peace when your bad neighbor doesn't let you ...was something my late mom often said. And yes, she was so right about this. But let me start today's story at the beginning. Flash back to March this year. It was a humid cold windy day, quite unusual for March in the [...]

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A peaceful place at the Arctic Ocean

A peaceful place at the Arctic Ocean

Deadhorse The van of the oil company leaves the container town. No houses, just container with windows connected with dirt streets. Even the hotels. There are no kids, no women, no men. The wind blows fresh around the corners. From far you hear the noise of a two engine propellor aircraft approaching. It sounds like [...]

Remembering 911 and new LOTD

Remembering 911 and new LOTD

I thought it's sort of April's fool day On the morning of September 9th 2001, I walked my tomcat in the yard of the house we had rented after a day-long house hunting after our arrival in Alaska in July. It was a beautiful, calm (no wind) Indian summer day. The yellow leaves of the [...]