One Man's Wilderness: An Alaskan Odyssey - Reflections Summary & Analysis

Sam Kieth
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Dick sits on a spruce chunk listening to the sound of Hope Creek and watching the Cowgill Benches. He reflects on his cabin, woodshed and cache that cost him just over forty dollars in actual cash. He reflects on the needs and comfort he feels after coming down off a mountain compared to the average American. Dick's need for food is simple and hunger is the best seasoning. Oatmeal with raisins and other ingredients, meat, gravy and sourdough biscuits with beans and a little rice and fresh greens are all he needs to fuel his day. Chopping wood in the fresh air to use for heating gives him the appetite to appreciate simple food.

Dick learns patience with "Grandmother Nature" in his surroundings. He is at peace and content taking the time necessary to complete a job right. He can take the time to enjoy...

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