Happy New Year, Everyone


We can’t see fireworks in Fairbanks on the 4th of July, so our pyrotechnics tend to be on the Winter Solstice and New Year’s Eve. WC’s wonderful, blind Border Collie, Jackson, is terrified of firework explosions, so it’s a tough time of year for him. WC has borrowed The Oatmeal’s excellent cartoon to share with you…

Cliff Edwards, voicing Jiminy Cricket, sings "When You Wish Upon a Star," from Walt Disney's Pinochio

WC’s Wishes for 2015


Despite the abject outcome of his wishes for 2010, wishes for 2011, wishes for 2012, wishes for 2013, and most recently his wishes for 2014, in a triumph of hope over experience, WC will once again set out his wishes for 2015. While it is tempting to moderate those wishes, WC is not inclined to lower his expectations in the hope of…