New Cool Stuff and Sunshine

Winter in Alaska is long. And dark. And cold. Most of us try to take a break. Hawaii is a popular refuge for Alaskans. Ditto Las Vegas and Arizona. This year Gary and I took a break in Africa. We did a whirlwind trip spending a few days in South Africa,...

New Year. New Cool Advantage.

  Happy 2018 to everyone. Hopefully this will be a good year for you, and we want to do our part to start you off right. We have had such a great experience with our Cool Advantage applicator for our Coolsculpting machine that we have expanded our...

New Cool Season and New Cool Stuff

The last gasp of summer has faded. The mornings are becoming downright cold. Frost glistens on the grass in the valley, and snow teases us from the mountaintops. As Autumn does one last colorful dance Winter waits in the wings. October brings cold temperatures,...

Summer Fun

Wow! The summer is flying by. Already our days are shorter. The sun is at a different angle in the sky, and we do not enjoy broad daylight at 4:30 in the morning when I am out with the dogs. By 10:30 at night there is a distinct darkness of early dusk,...

Summertime in Alaska and CoolSculpting Event July 18!

As predicted, May ended with full greenery on all the trees. Not predicted, however, was the new snow in the mountains over Memorial Day weekend. I’ll let my friends from North Carolina think about that for a minute…snow on Memorial Day. Not kidding....

Team Effort

May is a month of big change here in Alaska. It begins brown, with melting all around, yet there can still be days when we awake to new snow on the mountain tops. By month’s end, it will be gloriously green. In the process of this transition, we will...

Snow Fall, Fur Rondy, Iditarod – Oh My!

For those of you in the lower 48 watching your early spring flowers begin to peek out from the ground, let me explain March in Alaska to you. At this point we have been shoveling since just around Halloween. We frankly go a bit stir crazy, and with the...

Happy New Year! Happy Birthday!

Time flies. Another holiday season is packed away. The new year awaits us all like a clean slate. And here in Alaska, we can already see the hint of the return of sunlight. Mind you, the days are still short – and it is definitely cold – but...