For EndPain magazine: An interview with cartoonist Peter Dunlap-Shohl

Peter Dunlap-Shohl's notebook at his home in Anchorage. /Katie Orlinsky photo

I was so inspired by this conversation about art, life and disease I had with Alaska cartoonist Peter Dunlap-Shohl. It just published by EndPain magazine. Here’s how it begins: Peter Dunlap-Shohl, a life-long Alaskan, worked as a political cartoonist at the Anchorage Daily News for 27 years. Deep into that career, at age 43, he was diagnosed […]

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Before and after: The tiny patio + fence project

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There were some things I wish I’d done differently when I negotiated the purchase of our old house. And, one of them was coming to an agreement about dealing with the totally dilapidated fence. Looking out the kitchen window was not a pretty sight: Even minus the fence, the side yard was UGLY and full […]

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Salmon Life: “The Right Kind of Hungry”

Ash Adams photo

My essay, “The Right Kind of Hungry,” on grilling salmon in the collection Made of Salmon was just published online as part of the Salmon Life project (with gorgeous photos by Ash Adams). In case you didn’t get a chance to see it in the book, here’s a taste…  I will give you my salmon recipe. It […]

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