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    Alaska Day History

    Seems like I’ve spent a lot of time talking about my writing life lately–time to get back to Alaska history!   October 18 is Alaska Day. This is the date in 1867 when Russia handed over Alaska to the United…

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    My Roots

    Between my daughter’s wedding and my great-aunt’s memorial service, I’ve spent a lot of time with relatives and close friends lately. That’s got me thinking about roots.   People’s roots usually have to do with their heritage and their families.…