• St. Nicholas Russian Orthodox Church, Juneau
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    Historic Juneau

    While I was attending the AkLA conference in Juneau, I went on a little walk to see the historic sites. There’s a lot within walking distance, if you don’t mind the hills. Here are a few photos for you!

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    Juneau, Alaska

    I was just in Juneau for the Alaska Library Association Conference (#akla19). I attended as a library volunteer and YA author. Whenever I attend these conferences, I have a great time. Librarians are my people! And they do so much…

  • Nome, AK, July 4, 1916
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    4th of July in Alaska

    Historically, Alaskans are big on celebrating the 4th of July. Even before we became a state, territorial residents made a point of partying on Independence Day. In my research, I’ve seen photos of parades in Skagway in 1898 and Nome…

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    Do you know the way to Skagway?

    I’m planning my trip to Skagway for the North Words Writers Symposium (http://nwwriterss.com). I’m looking forward to going, but getting there is not that simple.   As you may recall, Skagway is the setting for my novel Fools Gold. I’ve…