for those of you new to eskimo power and thinking, “who the heck is this crazy eskimo blogger?,” let me tell you briefly who i am.
my name is john. my family calls me boyaq. i am the youngest of ten. i try to live a life appreciating the goodness in everyone and everything. i moved from southwest alaska in december of 2006 and make northwest alaska my new home. i love it here. i love hunting. i have a fiance named saima. saima is half inupiaq and half finnish. she’s great.
i have a son named coltrane (how cool is that?). saima has a daughter named clara (whom i call my daughter as well).
i am a cancer survivor. i am a hunter and provider. i appreciate the arts, especially ivory, photography and eskimo dancing. the tundra is where i make peace with myself and the world. i am boyaq.nice to meet you. eskimo power.
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ANCHORAGE—i consulted with Dr. Marino today after a CAT scan and a blood draw. it was great news! all my tumor markers were normal (BETA HCG, AFP, and LDH), both my kidney and liver were normal, my blood counts were normal, and my CAT scan looked good too!
i never knew who rachel maddow was/is, but i just saw her on late night with jimmy fallon.rachel seems like a pretty cool chick. i like her. hope you learn to like her too. she is an ally to ak nates like me.
saima and i drink coffee every morning. i love coffee. two cups is my limit.
we are fortunate enough to drink good coffee, the kind that comes in a little bag? gourmet coffee? anyway, canned coffee doesn’t taste very good. we drink the dunkin donuts brand or starbucks. thanks to our ‘son’ evon, we have some fairbanks coffee made by some jewish dude. they come in beans so we have to grind it. thanks for the good coffee evon!
coffee in Yup’ik is kuuvviaq (pronounced goo-fa’q). i learned that coffee in Inupiaq is kuuppiaq (sp?). very close.
enjoy your cup a joe whenever you drink it. i enjoy my kuuvviaq in the morning. yes sir. yes ma’am.