People of My Year: Alaska Superstars

For several years I’ve followed a traditional year-end path of The List. You know The List – every news outlet has one, it seems. From bloggers to public television, ranking memorable places and events is popular, even in Alaska. With 2014 slowly breaking from behind an ever-brightening winter landscape, I thought I’d take a different […]

Make-A-Wish Alaska, AKontheGO, and Steam Dot Coffee Team Up for Kids

Make-A-Wish is known for their big things. Bat Kid saved San Francisco, Hannah rode in an Iditarod musher’s sled, and Ellie became a princess. It’s easy to support big things, for they are bold and visible and easily recognized, which makes us feel good. But Make-A-Wish has a state full of children whose “Wish to […]

Veterans Day and Alaska Round Up

Veterans Day Tomorrow is Veterans Day, and I couldn’t be prouder to celebrate those in my family who have served. AK Dad’s father, who served aboard U.S. Navy submarines in WWII and spent a career under the sea; my great aunt, who “borrowed” an older sister’s birth certificate to enlist in the U.S. Army Nursing […]