Author Archives: Alaska Girl at Heart

2014 Annual Wrap-up

This year was a bit of a mixed bag when it came to “my 2014 bucket list”. I had several successes (some of them major), several life priorities changed, and some things just didn’t get done. I knew it would be hard to impossible to do every single thing on my list, but I wanted […]

Traveling Alone

I LOVE traveling alone.  This doesn’t mean that I like being alone when I travel.  To me there is a big difference. I’m currently on a trip with a friend.  I’ll be vacationing for three weeks; she goes home after the first week.  And, I’m actually looking forward to her leaving.  It’s not because I […]

Temporarily Emotionally Paralyzed

The title describes how I felt lately, but not in a depressing way. I’ve had a lot on my mind. I’m at a crossroads in my life. It’s not a life or death crossroads, but one just the same. I’ve been working on what I’ll call a “life plan”. It’s brought up a lot of […]

I’m Living Again

The title of this post is fairly dramatic, but it’s how I really feel.  I’ve been absent from blogging for quite some time.  It’s not because I don’t have anything to say…believe me I have plenty to say.  The problem is that I’ve been very overwhelmed and most of it has been small things.  I […]

The Cost of Things

This post is not about the “actual cost of things” it’s about the “mental cost of things”.  I’m a fairly organized person, but I’m also a person who doesn’t like things to go to waste.  Over the years I’ve accumulated items that others gave to me even if I didn’t LOVE them in hopes that […]