A Caines Head Trip That Almost Wasn’t

Like most Alaska families, ours takes great pride in flexibility, especially when related to weather. Last Frontier seasons are bipolar at best, swinging wildly from rain to snow to sun and back again, especially during the “in-between” months of April and May. 2017’s May weather was hot, almost downright balmy, with shorts and flip-flops the […]

K’esugi Ken Campground a Treasure For Family Outings

I’ve traveled the Parks Highway a multitide of times during my 12-year tenure as an Alaska resident, and I always appreciate the landscape outside my window. But shortly past Trapper Creek – across the Chulitna river, where the green of Interior tundra starts to combine with brushy alder and willow, sits a new slice of […]

Make This Earth Day an Opportunity to Get Outdoors

[This post was sponsored by Kohl’s as part of their commitment to encourage outdoor recreation by families around the country.] Today is Earth Day, an annual opportunity to become more aware of our planet, its environment, and the people who live upon it. Since 1970, Earth Day has waged a campaign to encourage everyone, and […]