Posts Tagged ‘Alaska’
Isn’t Alaska Dark in Winter?
For the first time in months it’s light when I wake in the morning and as we draw close to twelve full hours of daylight I have had some time to reflect on our first Alaskan winter. When we first decided to spend the winter here one of the first things people would say to…Read More
Moving to Alaska: The Missing Piece
So I’ve taken a few months off from blogging. We have had a lot to think and pray about. Our lease is up in April. When we moved to Alaska las August, we originally planned to head slowly back to Maryland over the summer. We would build a cottage on the eastern shore and Lu…Read More
Alaska COVID Testing on Arrival
My experience with the COVID testing process on arrival back home to Alaska was quick and painless! I was done with the testing process less than 15 minutes after leaving the plane and I had my negative test results back in two days. Bottom line: If you are traveling to Alaska for a short period…Read More
Learning to fish
So we don’t fish. I mean I did once or twice as a kid, but honestly I don’t know anything about it. I often get these ideas in my head though that I get kind of obsessed with and learning to fish has definitely become one of those things. (as I mentioned in previous posts…Read More
What clothing should we bring to Alaska?
Today we are working on setting clothing aside not to be packed in storage. What clothing do we bring to Alaska? Obviously for much of the getting there part of our trip we will be dealing with regular summer temperatures, but driving through Yukon and arriving in Alaska in September I suspect temperatures will…Read More
The Plan (so far)
As the clock starts ticking down to our departure we are getting a little bit more serious about making concrete plans. We decided selling our car and flying to Alaska and purchasing a new car there to drive home in the spring might be the best option, but guest what? The airlines aren’t transporting dogs…Read More