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Epilogue continued...

I’m grateful Mom did not die while I was in Alaska. Her gift to me, I suppose. Rubber tramping into Alaska was a dream I realized despite Mom being ninety and sickly. 872 more words


I open the door and walk into the bedroom. Lying on the rented hospital bed is my mother or what remains of her. Her pale gaunt face is turned to the side, her eyes closed. 1,103 more words


After clucking our goodbyes to Chicken, we head out over the mountain pass along the Top of the World Highway. Fall is in full glory serenading us as we drive over the winding road. 639 more words

Always In My Heart

We arrive in Anchorage a few hours ahead of Rebecca’s scheduled flight and go out for dinner. Knowing this experience is ending and feeling it’s over are two very different things and our attempts at reliving the past month keeps the experience alive. 694 more words

Chapter Twenty-Four--A Day of Farewells

“I’m really enjoying myself and having pains thinking about leaving, but also looking forward to home and Adam and my friends and the dogs and my bed! 770 more words

Floating Down the River...

Our last day in Denali arrives with the three of us standing at 7:30 in the morning awaiting the bus to Fish Creek. Bear Man, Wolf Mother and Spirit Woman feel powerfully aligned with Earth Mother. 763 more words