Archive for August, 2009

Upon the FairBanks

‘Home’ has taken on different meanings for me over the years. I suppose that I so strongly identify with Fairbanks as home because I have spent the majority of my life there. In the same house. With the same friends. Swimming in the same lakes. Laughing at the same jokes. 100_0075.jpgwsTherefore while I have another place to call home for now, I have not had many of those experiences which create the sense of ‘home’ that I am accustomed to, so it feels…different, and sometimes I miss the place that symbolizes what home has always meant to me. However, it’s these two who primarily define ‘home’ for me these days:100_0012.jpgwsand I find it interesting and exciting to see what we decide ‘home’ and ‘family’ will look like for us.

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The Questionable Contribution of Medical Measures to the Decline of Mortality in the United States in the Twentieth Century is just an article that I feel like is worth reading. Worthwhile reading: everyone could use more of that.

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