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15 Reasons Why Alaskans Secretly Love Winter

Let’s talk about winter, shall we? I was having lunch with a friend the other day and we were stuffing our faces and happily making small talk. Suddenly, her tone changed and her demeanor was very serious. It was there that she confessed to a hidden obsession. It was something…

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May We Never Lose The Wonder

When we first moved to Alaska over 2 1/2 years ago, I was in awe of absolutely everything I set my eyes upon. As an Oklahoma girl for 28 years, I never experienced any of the beautiful scenery we have here in Alaska. The closest thing we ever got to…

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15 Things You [Probably] Didn’t Know About Juneau, Alaska

So the other day, in casual conversation with my sister, I realized she had no idea that I lived in a city that has no Target.  What kind of a sister am I, that she wouldn’t know such an important fact about where I live?!  Then I realized there are…

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The Greatest Love Story

As I write this, my heart is still breaking. A couple of weeks ago, I lost both my grandma and my grandpa within 4 days of each other.  They had been married for 65 years.  He passed at 84 years old and she passed on her 85th birthday. I wanted…

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A New Peek Into An Old Past

While I’m working on a new post — and 800 reasons as to why I haven’t posted lately — I decided there was no better way to fill your time than with some never-before-seen-photographs that I’ve been hoarding of this beautiful place I call home (Juneau, Alaska).  Don’t worry, your…

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