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Lois Paige Simenson writes for newspapers & magazines, is a playwright, guest blogs, & blogs about her Alaska life, The Alaska Philosophaster.
She is working on her debut novel, The Butte Girls Club, to be published next year.

I’ve written about this before, but today is St. Patrick’s Day. So I’m writing about it again. I used to pretend I was Irish. It seemed like everyone from my […]

I’ve been trying to focus on writing my novel. I click on the document, open it and stare at my outline. I see the words, but they’re empty of meaning. […]

My husband always wanted a retriever to take duck hunting, so a friend gave us a golden retriever puppy for our wedding. I have a picture in my 1980s wedding […]