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 […]
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!!!
This is it. This is probably the last opportunity I will ever have to see this amazing, breathtaking and glorious sight. The weather was bad – in the negatives and there were high, thin clouds that distorted the lights. But nonetheless, the show was still beautiful, and I loved every second of it. I will […]
So, last week I mentioned an honor that I was excited and yet incredibly humbled by. I’ll share with you the story now. You see, last week was the 45th Annual Military Appreciation Banquet that is put on here in Fairbanks, Alaska by the Greater Fairbanks Chamber of Commerce. There are many companies that sponsor […]