Monthly Archives: June 2011

Alaska Observations

I’ve lived in Alaska for over five months now, and have noticed some things that are unique about this new and wonderful place. Here are some of my random observations. — It’s always, always colder than you think it will … Continue reading

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Camp and Orthodontia

We’re at over nineteen hours of daylight, and it’s freaky. Although I have to say it was nice not to drive in the dark when I picked up Sierra, Sarah’s friend from Texas, at the airport at midnight. Well actually … Continue reading

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Homer – The Bears

Now for the reason we went to Homer in the first place – to see grizzly bears. Here’s the tiny plane we took for the hour and a half flight to Katmai/Lake Clark National Park.¬†¬†There was only enough room for … Continue reading

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On the Homefront

I’ll get back to my travel posts soon, and yes, I will post lots of bear pictures. But things have been so crazy busy here, I thought I’d write a little about what’s been going on here at home. Kyle’s … Continue reading

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Weekend in Homer, Part II

You know that majestic bird, the bald eagle? The one that is our national emblem? We saw dozens of them on our journey to Homer, and especially in the town itself. They seemed to be nearly as common as sparrows. … Continue reading

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Weekend in Homer

Yes, that’s actually the name of the town we visited last weekend. We had made a reservation with Alaska Bear Adventures¬†(we got a fantastic deal with Groupon, an online discount organization – check to see if your city has it, … Continue reading

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