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Free Summer Activities for Kids in the Anchorage Area

At the beginning of the summer, I set myself a goal of taking Cullen to a new (to him) place each week. Sometimes it was a new park, sometimes it was traveling out of town for a hike or camping adventure. All of the things we did were free and almost always outside. They were activities that could have lasted 15 - 20 minutes or an entire hour depending upon weather and his level of happiness. Here's what we did…

Kristy & Nick’s Alaska Trip

I had been looking forward to Kristy (my sister) and Nick's (my brother-in-law) trip since they booked their tickets last fall. I was anticipating their arrival so much, and now I can't believe it is already over. I didn't know a week could go by so fast. We ran, hiked, camped, fished, explored much of south central Alaska, and bonded during our adventures. Craig, me, Cullen, Kristy, and Nick hiking Portage Pass Trail in Whittier, AK As you know, our…

Monday Miscellaneous

Happy almost 4th of July! I know many of you took an extended weekend and have been celebrating already. I worked on Saturday but had Sunday off, so I spent the entire day cleaning the house. Not exactly the most exciting thing, but the weather was rainy anyhow, and I love the feeling of going to bed with a clean house. Let's highlight a few things on this Monday! Running Running has been going really well for me! I started…