The Hidden Treasure

The monk Herman had lived on Spruce Island, for over five years. (Spruce Island is a tiny island near Kodiak Island, just off the peninsula at the south of mainland Alaska.) He’d moved there from the town of Kodiak when the persecution from the Russian American company got too much Read more…

Love Your Enemies

It was June, and for Alaska, it was warm. The snow had mostly melted, and some parts of the ground were actually thawed. The sun rose at around 5 in the morning and didn’t set until after midnight, which gave lots of time to do things before it was too Read more…