Monthly Archives: June 2012

The Beach

Is it possible to get a sunburn in 72-degree weather? Why, yes, yes it is. Our Alaskan skin is not used to the sun, apparently, and will burn even though sunscreen is diligently applied. *sigh* We had a great time … Continue reading

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California

I am posting this from the ever-sunny state of California. My family and I are here on vacation, and I must admit it’s a refreshing change. As much as I love Anchorage, I was excited to dig out my flip … Continue reading

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A Few Corrections, Plus a Walk in the Neighborhood

That will teach me, I’m not posting any more from my phone. I could not get a picture to upload to my last post, and I used the word “surprise” three times because I accidentally published my post before I … Continue reading

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Jammin’

I don’t want to keep you in suspense any longer – my first attempt at making rhubarb jam was surprisingly successful. I had enough rhubarb to make six jars of jam. I was pleasantly surprised at how easy the whole … Continue reading

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The Days of Summer

It’s summertime, as everyone is fully aware. For me that has come to mean three things: 1) The kids are out of school and I must keep them occupied or I will lose my sanity. 2) While accomplishing number 1, … Continue reading

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The Accidental Gardener

I do not have my mom’s green thumb. Or my grandmother’s, for that matter. These two women have grown flowers, plants, and vegetables practically their whole lives. Me – not so much. Mainly because I really don’t have an interest … Continue reading

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