The Alaska Tour Begins!

The Alaska Tour Begins!

This Alaska Book Week Tour is the result of the hard work and effort of many librarians, for which I have new appreciation. Not only do they keep the public happy feeding them great books, they are also brilliant at assisting people like me in researching material for...
Of Whale Skulls and 4-Wheelers

Of Whale Skulls and 4-Wheelers

Utqiagvik (Pt. Barrow) Day 5: Monday Hopson Middle School and Barrow High School Tuzzy Consortium Library Friends of the Library Annual Meeting I’m definitely not in Bellingham anymore. 4-wheelers parked out front of the high school in Utqiagvik (Pt. Barrow) provide...
Skiing Part 3: Nordic Skiing

Skiing Part 3: Nordic Skiing

In my Junior and Senior year, in addition to downhill, we were required to x-country ski. So, I learned. We set up tracks around the Evergreen Cemetery, across the street from Juneau’s schools. Sometimes we would be driven ‘out the road’ about 12 miles to the...