Posts from July 2013

Hike your way to fun

July 25, 2013
Reed Lakes is one of the most scenic hikes you'll encounter in the Mat-Su Valley. It's no secret that the Mat-Su Valley, like all of Alaska, has been enjoying one of the most memorable summers. Temperatures in the high 70s to low 80s and cloudless days have given everyone the opportunity to take...

Coming Home

July 18, 2013
There we sat, snarled in traffic in downtown Philadelphia, with the AC pumping through the rental car because the temperature outside was 97 degrees. That didn't even factor in the humidity, which you could cut with a rusty steak knife. "Kinda makes you appreciate home a little more, huh?" I asked my...