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    Finding Gold in Skagway

    The North Words Writers Symposium is held in Skagway every year, and my friend Lizzie Newell has been several times. I kept hearing her recommend it, and finally signed up for it this year. I have friends in town, and…

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    World War II in Alaska

    We just had a big anniversary for World War II in Alaska, 70 years since the battle of Attu. I attended two different events last week to recognize World War II Remembrance Week, and one the weekend before. Each had…

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    I’m Approachable

    If I had to name one good quality about myself, I’d have to say that I’m approachable. Little kids walk up and say hi to me. Strangers sit next to me in airports and performances. I kind of like being…

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    Best Books of 2012 12/28/2012

    Best Books I Read in 2012: I read a lot of books this year, mostly Alaskan authors so they have overpowered this list! 🙂 I think you’ll enjoy these authors, even if you haven’t heard of some of them yet.…