Interview: Open Doors of Opportunity

We’ve known Paul and Marcia for the last decade. They have volunteered with SEND North in numerous capacities over the years, most recently as hosts at the SEND North Anchorage guesthouse. And while I’ve met many people over the years with a heart for ministry and service, I’ve not met anyone with larger hearts than theirs.Continue reading “Interview: Open Doors of Opportunity”

Anchorage: Best Eateries and Parks

Travel in Alaska, in our opinion, should ALWAYS include the Interior. The scenery is breathtaking and the grandeur almost impossible to comprehend. Should you find yourself passing through Anchorage during your trip, we’d offer these as our top picks for places to eat and relax. Eating Breakfast: Snow City Cafe downtown. We love the food, the vibe,Continue reading “Anchorage: Best Eateries and Parks”

Weekend 6/17

Fireweed Fireweed covers much of Alaska’s subalpine region in the summer. When we lived in Glennallen, we enjoyed its culinary uses that include fireweed jelly, honey and syrup. Most importantly, we learned that the passing of time unfolds with fireweed: when the top of the summer flowers on the 3-5 foot stalks bloom and begin to die, fallContinue reading “Weekend 6/17”

John Muir’s Alaska

“When we contemplate the whole globe as one great dewdrop, striped and dotted with continents and islands, flying through space with other stars all singing and shining together as one, the whole universe appears as an infinite storm of beauty.” Travels in Alaska by John Muir, 1915 River view from the Copper River Valley (6/14/2016) AnContinue reading “John Muir’s Alaska”

Views from Alaska: A FREE Art Download

Guest: Emma Hall ***Click on the picture for a free download of Emma’s art, and don’t forget to leave a comment for her! Thank you, Emma!   Emma, born in the South and raised in Alaska, is a freshman in college, majoring in English and Bible. She loves Jesus, minimalism, organic food and anything inContinue reading “Views from Alaska: A FREE Art Download”