Bittersweet Alaskan (Vancouver) Memories ~ Part Three

Sometimes everything becomes shrouded beneath the reality that… all life is grace. Just as we drove our little red rental car into Granville Island to meet up with some extended family for yet another touristy gig, my husband’s mom called to say that she and Gung (my father-in-law) never did make it on their flight home. Gung was in the hospital, and he was in the … More Bittersweet Alaskan (Vancouver) Memories ~ Part Three

Bittersweet Alaskan Memories ~ Part Two

Well … the weather in Seward, Alaska could not have been more welcoming.  I was prepared for cold, but we barely needed a jacket that day. The five of us, along with my husband’s parents, boarded the cruise and met up with other extended family folks and friends just in time for dinner. Juneau, Alaska was our first port stop.  … More Bittersweet Alaskan Memories ~ Part Two

Bittersweet Alaskan Memories ~ Part One

The washing machine has been tirelessly churning loads of sun kissed, sweat drenched, dirt smeared, windblown, suitcase smashed clothes all day long. My husband, the kids and I just got back home after ten days of traveling through Anchorage, the Alaskan Inside Passage, Vancouver, and Washington state.  In many ways, it really was a wonderful family trip. And it was such an amazing blessing to … More Bittersweet Alaskan Memories ~ Part One