Monthly Archives: February 2011

The Countdown Is On

Mark arrived in Anchorage on Wednesday evening, much to everyone’s delight. The kids were overjoyed to see daddy again – six weeks is a long time to be separated. I was glad to have my husband back too. He even … Continue reading

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I have been overwhelmed with blessings this week. Although I tend to forget it, I am blessed every day with a wonderful husband, three healthy and happy children, my own health, a roof over my head, plenty of food to … Continue reading

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These Boots Were Made for Walkin’

I really have not worn boots since I was a little girl and liked to dress up as a cowgirl and ride my spring horse. (My mom has pictures.) Despite the stereotypes, I didn’t wear boots in Texas. I never … Continue reading

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Kid Updates

My eighth grader is diagramming sentences and memorizing the Gettysburg Address. And playing soccer on his XBox 360 whenever he gets a chance. Which isn’t too often these days. And pestering his sisters. Which is too often these days. My … Continue reading

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A Tropical Getaway

Wanna know what the most popular vacation destination is for Alaskans? Hawaii. I was really surprised to learn this, but it makes sense, especially in the winter. Hawaii is the easiest place to get to from Alaska – it’s a … Continue reading

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I took the kids sledding this weekend, it was a blast. The weather was cold – 23 degrees – but not frigid, and there was no wind so it was perfect for outdoor winter fun. The only thing I didn’t … Continue reading

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