Answering the Call

Answering the Call

How many stories begin with a phone call?  This particular story begins with a call for help.  A teacher at Grace Christian School in Anchorage, Alaska received a call from a friend in a village in Bush Alaska.  Alaska has over 200 remote communities scattered over more than 660,000 square miles of wilderness.  Most of…

So She Got Me a Puppy!?!

So She Got Me a Puppy!?!

I love my dog, Oliver. I’m a bit surprised to say this so assuredly because bluntly, he has been a pain to teach and train since his arrival as a three-month-old puppy four years ago. Cynthia surprised me with him—a pure-bred Golden Retriever—for my 60th birthday! And yes, I was surprised. And, yes, I also…