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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…

Best Places to Run in Anchorage, AK

I am starting to get questions about running in Anchorage as people are starting to plan trips here during the summer, so I thought I'd write up a little blog post to highlight some awesome places to run in the Anchorage area. Westchester Lagoon If I have to pick just one spot to recommend to tourists, my first pick is always going to be Westchester Lagoon. Views of the mountains, ocean, wildlife, and the trail system takes you in three…

Things I Wish I Had Known Before Moving to Alaska – Revised and Updated

The post: Things I Wish I Had Known Before Moving to Alaska is, by far, the post that receives the most hits. With almost 300 comments from people around the world, a lot of people are curious about life in Alaska! Since it has been 4 years since I originally wrote that post, I thought it could use a little updating. Most of the content and key points remains the same, but I did update several things here and there.…