Life Out Here

Our move from Alabama to Alaska was a big deal; excited, I pictured documenting our expedition in real-time. But, by the nature of its being a trek for the military, it was to be a story told in past tense. So, as brief Alaska summer faded to fall, I translated my travel notes into stories. The people loved it. They requested a podcast. I acquiesced.

12. A Last Chance to Sleep

When Donna gave me the room key and took our credit card, I recognized her voice. I recalled Prattville, the hours of reconfiguration and recalculation at my dining room table that had driven me to the Milepost one afternoon and an advertisement for the Coal River Lodge and RV. “Yes, we are the last stop […]