Category Archives: Moving to Alaska

Alaska Wildlife

With Alaska’s vast wilderness, it is no surprise that there’s a lot of wildlife in the state.  There are three types of bears, polar, black, and brown, and as is self-evident the most prevalent through most of the state are the … Continue reading

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Alaska The Gray

The beginning of my fourth month here is close and there’s a phenomenon that I’d heard about but couldn’t really understand until I arrived.  Now, I know it’s  fall edging on winter where the days are mostly gray.  Seeing a blue … Continue reading

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Snow Assumption

Say Alaska and everyone thinks snow and cold. That assumption would be right during November through April. We have a bit of snow here and there, but what dazzles me is that the dew freezes and will hang around most … Continue reading

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Woe Is Me

I’m feeling sorry for myself today and using whatever means possible, including writing this post, to avoid doing what needs to be done, i.e., packing boxes.  A few days ago, I taped up some boxes for packing, strewing them so … Continue reading

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Boxed In

July was spent with a dual focus of family and moving. You’ll hear about the family issues next week, but let’s just get it out of the way right now, I hate getting ready to move and the unpacking afterward. … Continue reading

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Downsizing and Divving

Growing up, I saw friends and family die and that things changed with each loss. Embedded in my mind was the idea that when someone died you had to clear out all they owned and share the left behind articles with … Continue reading

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