Is this a wish list? Not exactly. I have on many occasions had people ask me, "Wow, where did you get that (article of clothing/pair of shoes/necklace/useful item)?" — usually, I can respond that...
1 week 10 hours ago
October has become a bittersweet month for me. Halloween is my favorite holiday (one point for October), I had a hard time falling asleep last night because the whole town had that haunted feeling...
8 weeks 5 days ago
Though the biggest debate seems to be over whether the potential Vista Drive development is in North Douglas, West Juneau or Douglas — it is quite confusing for someone fresh to Juneau, or anyone...
9 weeks 6 days ago
Hi, Juneauites! I haven’t formally introduced myself — my name is Katie Moritz and I started working for the Empire about a month ago as a general assignment reporter. I also do some...
13 weeks 5 days ago
I should have brought an ice axe.
A friend of mine cautioned me when I told him I was planning to hike up Hawthorne Peak. “The snowpack can be pretty icy up there this time of year. You...
14 weeks 14 hours ago
Sometimes nice guys aren't as nice as they think.
This weekend, a friend and I went out to dance at a local bar, accompanied by a couple male friends. We were content...
15 weeks 1 day ago
For better or for worse, I don't imagine many people can go to a reunion without comparing it to Romy and Michele's — or is that just me?
My reunion probably wasn't as fancy as in the movie...
15 weeks 6 days ago
Actually, I'm a good sport in the sense that I'm a very graceful loser when I fail miserably in a sport (and then quit it), because I have discovered that I have no natural talent for sports and...
17 weeks 3 days ago
I want to clone Michael Penn and make the clone work nights and weekends so I'm never pressed to take a photo again. When Michael's not available, I often find myself toting a DSLR camera to...
19 weeks 5 days ago
Every once in a while I like to go for a solo camping trip. My favorite camping spots are above tree line, somewhere with a great view in all directions. During the most recent stretch of good...
20 weeks 1 hour ago
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