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June 2015 Magazine

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A Bump in June

Welcome to summer! What a gorgeous May we just lived through. It’s so nice to see everything green and full of life again. As I sit here pregnant and as moody as ever I can’t help but be a little jealous of all the fun everyone is having. Don’t get me wrong, this miracle of […]

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Dungeness Stuffed Artichokes

June in the land of the midnight sun is a special time of late night but still light fishing, camping and beach barbeque’s with friends and family. Officially the longest month of the Alaskan year it’s an incredible time. The salmon are flowing, sun is shining and Dungie crab season opens. I grew up in […]

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Southeast Alaska Schedule of Events for June

If you’re traveling through Southeast Alaska this month, we invite you to join us for the many events held throughout the region. June 1st – June 7th | Wrangell King Salmon Derby www.wrangellchamber.org June 5th – 14th | Pelican 12th Annual Pelican King Salmon Derby www.pelican.net June 5th – June 28th | Sitka Sitka Summer […]

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Home is….

I had wanted to write about something else for this month’s magazine issue, but then things changed for us quickly – very quickly!  This has been a bit of a difficult article for me to write because it involves a difficult choice that we recently had to make about just what and where home is for […]

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Advice I’d Give My Friends When Buying Their First Home

Buying your first home is daunting, to say the least.  For most, I would say that it encompasses a realm of legal documents and situations that they have never had to deal with before.  Even the thought of it is enough to tempt a person to just buy the first house they come across in […]

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Pattern Crushing on Encaustic Tile

Although encaustic tile has been around since medieval times, it wasn’t widely used in the United States until the turn of the 20th century. Popular in sunny coastal regions, it was commonly used on patios, verandas and in courtyards. Encaustic tile fell out of favor in the 1940’s with the advent of new products that […]

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Salmon, Sauces, Sides and Soliloquies

Nothing in Southeast beats the beginning of the spring salmon run, it’s the proverbial start of summer in my mind. My first job in Juneau was as a Fish Tech with Fish and Game, complete with state issued lawn chair, mini van and binoculars, my tough assignment was to spend half the season out at […]

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Southeast Alaska Schedule of Events for May

If you’re traveling through Southeast Alaska this month, we invite you to join us for the many events held throughout the region. May 1st – 3rd | Wrangell Stikine River Birding Festival www.wrangell.com May 1st – 16th | Juneau 29th Annual Juneau Jazz & Classics Festival www.jazzandclassics.org May 1st – 31st | Ketchikan 2015 Alaska […]

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The 6th Annual Juneau Maritime Festival is around the corner!

Join us at Marine Park Plaza and the Seadrome Marina on Saturday, May 9th, from 11am-5pm, to celebrate Juneau’s maritime history, culture, and commerce. Help us open the festival by welcoming the One People Canoe Society and stick around for the U.S. Coast Guard helicopter rescue demonstration.  Then spend the day relaxing and enjoying the […]

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