Geoff Kirsch

Slack Tide: 'Neau Year's Resolutions for 2017

The holidays are once again upon us, and nothing spells holiday cheer like compiling lists… especially lists of sudden, drastic self-improvements. Read more

Slack Tide: The gift that keeps on giving

It's been a month since less than half the country somehow elected our 45th president. But I'll tell you, while he hasn't even taken office yet Donald Trump is already making me a better person. Seriously. Read more

Slacktide: Make America thankful again

You know, there's more to Thanksgiving than gravy stains and grease fires. For instance: it's the official kick-off of eggnog season. Read more

Slacktide: Donald Trump isn't Hitler

That's right: I'm a Hillary voter and I don't think Donald Trump is Hitler. Read more

Slack Tide: Five Stages of Grief: Summer 2016

Normally, I'm optimistic about the weather. Ask my wife; it drives her nuts. For instance, I spent every day this past winter confident the snow would, in fact, return - well into April, even as the tanzanite shops started reopening. Read more

Slacktide: Alaska wild salmon: You've come a long way, baby

Last year, Gov. Bill Walker proclaimed April "Bear Awareness Month. Read more

Slacktide: The stink of fish and houseguests

Three days, Benjamin Franklin once famously said, before fish and houseguests stink—I disagree (and while we’re at it, I also take issue with... Read more

Slacktide: Good day, sunshine

Let's not beat around the bush: I'd make a terrible nudist. First of all, no belt loops. What am I supposed do with my thumbs? And where do I clip my Leatherman? Man, I'd feel naked without it. Read more

Slacktide: Alaska moms kick butt

Few people appreciate what goes into being a mom like a stay-at-home dad. Eight years ago, my wife and I faced that all-important question: which one of us would go back to work after family leave? She was a lawyer; I was unemployed. Read more

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