Hooray for Fishing

July is winding down. Back-to-school ads are in the paper, and here in Alaska, we are fishing. In Alaska we all fish. Some more than others, and certainly some with better results than others. But we fish. This week Gary and I went dip-netting at Fish...

July is Here!!!

July? Already? I still have plenty of summer projects to get done around the house, and the fireweed is warning me that the summer is halfway over. Yikes! The fourth of July is bearing down on us. Cook-outs, camping, fireworks….be careful! Every year...

Less is More

We have all heard the saying, “less is more”. In my practice this is frequently the goal of surgery and non-surgical intervention. In Coolsculpting the goal is less fat, and certainly patients like that more. Tummy tucks aim for less abdominal fullness,...

May – Honoring Moms and Nurses

May is such a busy month for all of us! Mother’s Day. (Thanks, Mom.) Nurses’ Day. (Thanks to ALL the nurses!) Graduations, tourist season starts, garden season starts, and lovely long days are here. May is also skin cancer awareness month, so please...

Spring Has Arrived!

Spring has arrived at our house. Of course we are anticipating one last big snow, but it will melt quickly. The ground already smells like mud. Can the mosquitos be far behind? With the arrival of spring we air out the house, clean corners that have been...

March is Here!

March in Alaska is the time of increasing daylight, with the promise of “break-up” and Spring just around the corner. It is time for paying attention to skin care, sun damage prevention, and repair of the winter’s harsh cold and wind. (Come see...