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Don’t Worry, Be Happy.

Don’t Worry, Be Happy.

One morning this fall, I woke up to a moose in my yard. This is a fairly common occurrence in Alaska. Even in the metropolitan area of Anchorage you can easily find a moose blocking your morning commute any day of the week.   Back in September, our neighbor down the road phoned one evening to let us know she had a bull moose in her yard. (That explained why my dogs had been barking.)  So I wasn’t surprised to…

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A Match Made in McCarthy

A Match Made in McCarthy

I have been asked many times over the years how my husband, Jeremy, and I met and how long we courted. (Wow, did I just use the word “courted”?  Hold on a moment while I pull up my rocking chair.)   Courted is really too soft a word for the events that ensued when Jeremy and I took interest in one another.  As it turned out, or unusual first date typified what was to come in the following months and years…

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