One of the most frequent questions I'm asked is about the price of groceries in the village, prompting a new feature here at The Alaska Teacher: What I Bought at ... Read more
When the kids came back from visiting Kaitlyn's birthmom, they weren't ready to come inside.
It seems I’ve never properly introduced Brevig Mission on the blog. TAT readers, this is Brevig Mission. Brevig Mission, meet TAT readers. Fun Fact: The 2010 U.S. Census listed Brevig ... Read more
The TAT family just returned from a Christmas Break in the Lower 48. It was quite the journey. We ended up with an eight hour layover in the Anchorage airport. ... Read more
1. It’s not for everybody. Over the last twelve school years Steve and I have seen a lot of teachers come and go. Some make it an entire year. Some ... Read more
This is us eleven years ago. I was substitute teaching in my Idaho hometown. Steve was six hundred heart-breaking miles away in Seattle doing his student teaching.
I used to love snow. I associated it with Christmas, sledding, hot chocolate, and all sorts of happy memories. Now I have a whole different set of associations: a stinging ... Read more
This was the view out of my side kitchen window yesterday morning, afternoon, and evening.
When I was in Teller, I attended the semi-annual Lutheran Church conference. The conference is a gathering of Lutheran congregations across the Seward Peninsula. The 2008 Fall Conference was hosted ... Read more
Hello Snow. Welcome to Shishmaref. You came a little early this year.