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One Man's Wilderness: An Alaskan Odyssey Chapter Summary & Analysis - The Birth of a Cabin Summary

Sam Kieth
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The Birth of a Cabin Summary and Analysis

Dick's first morning on May 22 sets a daily routine. He wakes to watch the sunrise and awakening land. He starts a fire to take the chill off the cabin and heat water for washing. He fries bacon in the black skillet and adds a spoon of bacon fat to fermenting sourdough batter. He takes bacon from the skillet and drains excess fat before dropping a spoonful of hotcake batter in the pan. While eating breakfast he looks through the window. He fixes batter daily for sourdough biscuits and soaks beans for supper. He starts daily activities, which today is hiking back to get the last load. He returns at noon in time to avoid hard driving rain. He organizes his gear and supplies. When the rain stops, he finds a garden site for June planting. He bakes...

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