Category Archive: Living in Alaska

4th of July in Mccarthy

Where should we go for the 4th of July? That’s the question we usually start tossing around sometime in June.  And, while I’ve only experienced the 4th in Bethel, McCarthy & Seldovia, the… Continue reading

Portage Pass Hike

  This year we’ve been seeking out easy hikes.  We’ve realized short and easy is enjoyable at this stage of life — much more practical with a toddler in tow. Portage Pass met… Continue reading

Protected: Atlee’s Arrival

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Camping at Rabbit Lake

There is always a downside to being spoiled, and we are no exception. I get so caught up dreaming up grand adventures in the airplane that I fail to explore the simple excursions and… Continue reading

Ice Skating Wasilla Creek

Earlier in the week I had seen a friend’s pictures of ice skating in the Palmer Hay flats that looked pretty spectacular! After getting the skinny from her I added it to the… Continue reading

Manitoba Hut Getaway

For the last seven weeks Woodsen has been on call, which was a great opportunity to make a little extra cash before our baby arrives, but it has left me very antsy to… Continue reading

Sunset Skate at Potters Marsh

For my birthday this year I asked for nordic skates. We first used them last winter and I was quickly hooked on the simple idea of putting a nordic binding on a blade and… Continue reading

Ski Day in Turnagain

A week or so ago Woodsen had added a Ski day to the calendar after hearing that Turnagain had gotten a fresh layer of snow. Little did we know how well we had picked… Continue reading

Valdez Fly-In 2015

The weekend following the Ultima Thule Geo Cache we all head west to Valdez for more airplanes and more competitions. The Valdez fly-In is most known for its Short Take Off and Landing… Continue reading

Monday Night Tug Time.

Last night I enjoyed brodies on the tarmac in the tug for the first time. Another great perk of marrying a pilot! Not to worry we burned rubber before we hooked up the plane. When… Continue reading