When people think of Alaska, they think of cold weather, vast expanses of wilderness and small communities. While they’re correct about the wilderness and weather, there are a few communities in the state that can’t possibly be called “small.” Anchorage is home to almost 300,000 people, or roughly the size of Cincinnati, Newark or Pittsburgh Read more

I’ve always had this romanticized view of Alaska. Ahh, The Last Frontier. It’s been on my bucket list for years, and it was actually one of the places my father and I had initially planned to visit before he passed away. There is something mystical about it — the beauty of the mountains, the wildlife, and Read more

Here’s my list. You know, just like everyone else does at the end of the year: “Top this or that of 2013.” Only I’d don’t think there will be too many lists quite like it. It is hard to avoid looking back over the past year without reflecting on the good and the bad. Some Read more