• Sheep Mt. berries by Lynn Lovegreen

    Berry Picking Time

    It’s berry time in Alaska again! Here’s a post about berry picking from August of 2016. My husband and I recently drove to Sheep Mountain Lodge on the Glenn Highway. It has lovely mountain views, hiking trails, and a good…

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    Frosty Trees

    One of my favorite things about winter is hoarfrost. According to Britannica.com, hoarfrost is the “deposit of ice crystals on objects exposed to the free air, such as grass blades, tree branches, or leaves. It is formed by direct condensation…

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    Christmas in Skagway, 1898

    Skagway, like many Gold Rush towns, had some elements of civilization. While saloons and dance halls were prominent, some residents and passersby wanted the softer influence as well. The Union Church was founded in 1897, by a union or coalition…

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    Ireland and Alaska

    I’ve just spent a few weeks in Ireland. I loved it, and I noticed some similarities between the Emerald Isle and Alaska. For example: The scenery is gorgeous. Whether it’s green, rolling hills, or surf crashing against cliffs, Ireland is…