Monthly Archives: May 2011


Last night Lee and I went for an evening walk in Creamer’s Field.  The light was soft and warm at 9:00 (sun still up!) and walking through the field and past the ponds and into the boreal forest, I felt … Continue reading

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It’s The Little Things….

There are so many things that one becomes accustomed to in their home town/region that you wouldn’t even imagine it could be different.  We’ve experienced so many different parts of life out here on a grand scale, that sometimes the … Continue reading

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Happy Mother’s Day

Me and my Momma on my wedding day. (Photo by Rick Kloeppel) Yesterday was Mother’s Day, and I spent the day wishing I was with her.  Alaska has been an amazing adventure, but I miss my mom so much.  Being … Continue reading

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Fairbanks Clean-Up Day

Across the city on Saturday, Fairbanksans pitched in to clean-up.  Now that the snow has melted (that’s right, folks!!) the multitudes of Carl’s Jr. bags, Taco Bell wrappers, and cigarette packs littered on the side of the road have been … Continue reading

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Making New Friends

Boy, do I have a story for you!  Three nights ago, I was lying on the couch reading and dozed off.  Lee had taken the car out to take some pictures, so I was home alone.  Suddenly, I was awakened … Continue reading

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An Ode to Grass

Ah, grass.  I was beginning to think you never existed here in Alaska.  I thought it was all a dream, a hope perched high on the shelf to help me survive the arctic winter.  But alas, you are real. You … Continue reading

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