They Knew They’d Return

Jane and Clint stayed with us the last week of March 2021 and fell in love with Alaska Backcountry Cottages! They told me from day one they would return! Jane from Kansas and Clint from Nebraska had  moved to Alaska together as a married couple where Clint was stationed. We at AKBCC are thankful for […]

Leaves are Greening in Alaska!

Alaska is so wonderful in the spring! As it’s getting warmer and lighter, the land seems energized! Last week I wrote about the first sign of spring, pussy willows, and this week I’m seeing the buds pop out!  I stopped on the road to Alaska Backcountry Cottages and my friend hopped out of the car […]

Alaska Spring Explosion!

I love the change of seasons in Alaska, spring is my favorite!!!  Every year as the leaves turn green it’s like an explosion, a spring explosion!  From the first buds, to full grown leaves only takes about two weeks!  This year, I want to see how quickly the leaves appear after the first sign of […]

Bald Eagle: Symbol of America’s Strength and Freedom

The bald eagle was chosen June 20, 1782 as the emblem of the United States of America, because of its long life, great strength and majestic looks. The eagle represents freedom.  Photo credit: Russ Ingram President John F. Kennedy wrote to the Audubon Society: The Founding Fathers made an appropriate choice when they selected the […]