Costa and the Honeys do the Safety Dance, COVID version

The Alaska State Folk Festival was canceled this year, but weird is still alive. Wednesday, April 15, would normally mark the day that Collette Costa and her band the High Costa Livin’ would bring down the house on the Folk Fest main stage with back up dancers, Off the Hook Honeys, throwing down the moves.…

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Love & other hard things

One out of seven jobless, Venezuela size statistics, but the Tongass is alive, listen—   the wilderness so thick, I could lean into this. No helicopters to spoil, and there’s a part of me   that likes to do hard things— like fool myself into jumping off this cliff sixty feet   into the drink,…

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