Alaska is a beautiful place, but sometimes I miss the conveniences of “The Lower 48,” as we say here. Earlier I wrote about my troubles retrieving my mail, but there are other things I’m not used to. Another thing that’s weird at my house is that we don’t have trash pickup. We have to haul ourContinue reading “#AlaskaProblems Part 2”
I got the following text from my fifteen-year-old: That was a weird exchange, but I’m just glad I didn’t have to actually do anything.
Last night I was wearing my new navy shirt with my brown skirt. I thought I looked quite nice as I headed out to go shopping. I forgot what my friend Megan had told me about those being “Wal-Mart-colors.” (I had replied, No they’re not! They are neutrals.”) But there I was in the craft section atContinue reading “I thought this outfit looked good”
One Sunday morning at church, Miss Cindy was trying to make a point about how God loves everyone regardless of our differences. “You know,” she said, “we are all different. Do you know what ethnicity you are?” The kids looked at her blankly. “For example,” she continued, “I’m Korean.” The kids caught on. “Oh!” said aContinue reading “What are we?”
Otherwise entitled “Putting the FUN in Funeral!” Wait, was that tasteless? Well, these sandwiches aren’t! (See what I did there? What a segue! I really should be in journalism, right?) I saw these sandwiches on Pinterest and immediately remembered eating them when my grandmother would have Ladies’ Parties. Well, I’d eat them after the partyContinue reading “Funeral Sandwiches”
I had 170 “likes” on my facebook page and now I only have 169. Who stopped liking me? And why? I really want to know.