1. To lie in wait.
2. To move furtively, sneak.
3. To exist unobserved.
A couple days ago a student came into my office and introduced herself. She told me that she had been reading my blog from her town in the lower 48 (in a Southern state) and that it was one of the things that convinced her to move to Juneau, and attend school at UAS. I asked her if she'd ever left a comment and she said no, that she was just reading it...her dad too (who also thinks it would be cool to move to Alaska).
I asked her if she read where I said to beware moving here in August (because it's the start of the rainy season) and she said that she hadn't, but that she doesn't mind the rain and that she loves it here and is so happy that she came. That made me feel better. There is a certain responsibility that I feel towards people who ask me about moving to Alaska, let alone people who may be lurking out there, making decisions without making contact.
I would love to hear from anyone else who has read this blog without commenting. Don't be shy!