This isn’t really a “Throwback Thursday” – since it’s Tuesday – but I was writing an article and mentioned the time we had a New Year’s Eve party on a frozen lake in North Pole, Alaska. First of all, yes, that is a real place. And secondly, yes Santa’s house is really there. I’ve been […]
Today I am taking you on a little trip, back to when we lived in Alaska. This was a day we spent out in Fairbanks, during our first winter up there. My daughter made a day of it and simply went sight seeing. Enjoy! ~~~ After a day of visiting in North Pole, we headed to […]
Video from the Veterans Memorial in Huntsville, Alabama and scenes from Fairbanks, Alaska.
One of the things I miss most about Alaska besides moose in the backyard and in the freezer, the fresh air, the wilderness, the salmon, the peacefulness….okay, there are quite a few things I miss about Alaska. But one of those many things I miss about Alaska is going out and braving the cold temperatures […]
I thought I would take this opportunity to share something I made while we lived in Alaska – Fireweed Jelly. Fireweed is a beautiful wild flower that grows all over Alaska, as well as many states in the Pacific Northwest. If you are lucky enough to have these flowers growing in your area, might I […]
Our last sunrise has come at Fort Wainwright. Today we hit the road! Heading down the Al-Can Highway – through the Yukon and British Columbia, back to the Lower 48. Over the next couple weeks, I will be sharing our journey with you. Ready or not, here we go!!!