Monthly Archives: May 2011

Wonderful Spring

Spring is in its glory now, and it’s breathtaking. Last weekend we went for a short family hike to Flat Top mountain, classified as an easy hike. This time it truly was easy, and lots of fun. While the weather … Continue reading

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Camping and the North Slope

Sarah’s camping this week, and I’m sure she’s having a fantastic time. Here’s an article from the school’s newsletter about this amazing event for sixth graders. Hiking, Hanging, and Hallelujah by a Sixth Grade Student and Teacher Anxious sixth graders … Continue reading

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My First Hike in Alaska

I survived the “easy” hike – half of it, that is. Fortunately I couldn’t complete the entire hike because I had to leave early to pick up the kids from school. So I hiked four miles, with only a few … Continue reading

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Running and Hiking

Mark entered Kate into the Kids’ Fun Run this Saturday, which took place at the Alaska Zoo. Participants and their families also got free admission to the zoo for the morning, so we took advantage of the nice(r) weather and … Continue reading

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I’m Definitely in Alaska

The entire sixth grade, plus a few parents and teachers, are going to skip the last four days of school and go camping (disguised as “Outdoor Education”). The kids are going to be hiking, swimming, and doing a host of … Continue reading

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