No, it isn’t The North Pole….it is a little town just down the road named “North Pole, Alaska.” And in North Pole, they take their name very seriously. Everywhere you look, things are red and white striped, like candy canes. Light poles, bus stops… Sign posts Even Mickey D’s Many of the streets have very […]
Archives for November 2010
Sometimes we get so busy in our lives that we forget to take the time to be thankful for every little blessing. This morning, after shoveling the snow, I checked my mail because I realized it was never checked on Saturday. Inside was one little envelope. It was a letter from Kenya. From my “adopted […]
Yesterday the “Menfolk” in the family went on a little hunting expedition. They were after small game, rabbits, fowl, etc. They spent most of the morning hiking around the woods, being snowed on. But they did come home with one Spruce Grouse. It has been cleaned, vacuum-sealed, and is in the freezer awaiting more to […]
One of the most common questions I see about eggs are How to make a hard boiled egg? and How can you tell if an egg is good? Today I’ll help you out with that.
A few weeks ago, we went on a little trip to the local University of Alaska – Fairbanks, and visited their museum. The museum wasn’t huge, but there were lots of things to look at. Historical items…that block is actually tea. Naturally Historical things.. Scientific displays. Cultural displays. Of course it wouldn’t be an Alaskan […]