Author Archives: Eric Chandler

About Eric Chandler

Husband. Father. Pilot. Cross Country Skier. Writer. Author of Outside Duluth and Down In It.

Gordon Who?

In 2006, I’d been publishing outdoor magazine articles for about five years. Maybe there’s something in the Lake Superior tap water, because that was how long we had lived in Duluth by that point. I subscribed to the Duluth News … Continue reading

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Crazy: A Review of Dien Cai Dau

Dien Cai Dau means “crazy” in Vietnamese. It’s also the title of a collection of poetry by Yusef Komunyakaa. It’s not often you read poetry by somebody who has both the Pulitzer Prize for his writing and the Bronze Star … Continue reading

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My Bill Koch Poster

I have a poster of Bill Koch. It’s the same one that was tacked to my wall in my room in high school. An American who innovated racing by “marathon skating” and conquered the world. Imagine that. I tried to … Continue reading

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