Thoughts on what to thank for

Thoughts on what to thank for

Dear readers, This is the 19th Thanksgiving in my life. Why? Well, I'm an immigrant who came to Alaska more than 18 years ago. My very first ever Thanksgiving was on a business trip. It sort of set our Thanksgiving traditions. Thanksgiving is a time to reflect about all the great, good things one has [...]

An exciting look at Moon’s unique fascinating power

An exciting look at Moon’s unique fascinating power

The romantic Moon There is something special about the Moon. Just think about all those songs that have been written and sung. For instance, "Moon River", or the title song "There is a red Moon rising..." of the movie Major League. The dogs hauling at the Moon. No kitsch love story where the couple is [...]

It’s easy to give unique gifts with PurpleTrail

It’s easy to give unique gifts with PurpleTrail

We were taught to hand-make gifts Recall when in elementary school we handmade Christmas and New Years greeting cards for our family? The straw stars for the Christmas tree? Baked salt cookies that had the only purpose to save as decoration on the tree? It taught us to think about what the person would like. [...]