What to wear in Alaska in November (Lookbook)

What to wear in Alaska in November (Lookbook)

November weather was a mixed bag dressing-wise Typically, in November, we get our first crisp cold weather episode here in the Interior. This year, it was early in the month. However, unlike in most years, it was windy. Windy in the single negative digits isn't fun. I rather prefer 40 below than wind. After that, [...]

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Thanksgiving tradition of immigrants

Thanksgiving tradition of immigrants

Our first Thanksgiving I am sure that all of my America born fans have their family Thanksgiving traditions. Have you ever wondered what Thanksgiving would be for someone who did not grow up in this country? Is it just a day off? Certainly not! My very first Thanksgiving was in 1993 in Boulder, Colorado. My [...]

See how immigrants celebrate with their friends

See how immigrants celebrate with their friends

Fairbanks International Friendship Day An October Must-go event in Fairbanks is the International Friendship Day. This event was named one of the ten best fall events in Alaska last year. This friendship celebration is organized by former Peace Corps volunteers and my friend Rosalind Kan and supported by various immigrant groups around town. Thus, when you happen [...]