Alaska

Traveling to Alaska

I’m thinking about going to Alaska. Next week. Who goes to Alaska in February? This is the time of year even Alaskans try to escape. Well, my mom, for starters. And my brother. They’re both moving back to Alaska and decided to caravan together. Last time I went to Alaska, it was in the middle of …

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My favorite photos of 2011

I’m still learning to use my new camera, but I sure got a lot of practice with all our adventure this year. Here are some of my favorite photos.   We learned that bears like to eat dandelions   My daughter discovered the most fascinating animal at the zoo   I spent a little time in our …

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A look back at 2011

At the beginning of 2011, I was bald,  scarred, nursing a nasty radiation burn, and not ready to spend any energy on an end of year analysis of my introduction to life with cancer. My life has changed a bit since then. For starters, I have hair.   There was some awesome My little girl …

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Turnagain Pass

Turnagain Pass is the highest point on the road between Anchorage and Soldotna, Alaska As of yet unscathed by corporate interests I love getting pictures of my little girl out in the wilderness she looks so fragile, buffeted by the wind of course, there’s the obligatory “Little House on the Prairie” shot complete with falling down scene …

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Grandma’s House

This is the house in which I grew up. It was my grandparents house, but it was my Grandmother who made it a home. In 1948, my Grandmother packed up her children, and left her beautiful home in Michigan, to join her husband in Alaska where he had moved his dental practice.   She moved …

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