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The Unoffical History of America's National Parks

The video below is the unofficial history of the National Parks of the United States. It’s a lo-fi lesson in history with a bit of humor thrown in for good measure. 40 more words


Lost in Alaska

Once more a visitor to the north has gone missing in the Alaska wilds.

This time, according to rangers at Wrangell-St. Elias National Park and Preserve, it is 34-year-old Nick Larsen from Oregon. 850 more words


Acadia & Mount Desert Island Facts From The Back Of A Fridge Magnet.

by Anura Guruge

Click to ENLARGE.

The front of the magnet. Click to ENLARGE.

I like this magnet. I have two of them bought on two different trips — one on our… 109 more words

Anura Guruge

Going Off the Grid on MDW

K jokes with me all the time that I am a terrible naturalist and environmentalist for not loving camping.

I did not grow up camping, so it was something I was never really exposed to. 291 more words


Hug a tourist

The National Park Service’s latest report on the economic bang Alaska gets from the state’s 54 million acres of parks is out, and the number is what President Donald Trump might call “huge.” 757 more words


REVIEW: In the Shadow of Denali by Tracie Peterson

Curry Hotel is the setting for this story that takes place in the 1920s.  I love that Tracie Peterson set it in a real place, at a real time, for a historical fiction story about something of which I would not otherwise know.  186 more words

Book Reviews

What To Write About...

Well, it’s pouring rain! I’m in the public library trying to dry my socks. Reminds me of my sodden undergrad days.

a four thousand year old… 106 more words