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I have lived in Alaska since 1978, having come to Juneau as a Jesuit Volunteer. I fell in love with Alaska and now live on Douglas Island with my husband and two dogs.

Tuesday, January 1, 2013

2012 In Review

January  - It was very cold...



February - we said goodbye to our good friend Buddy...


March - I had a lump removed that proved to be only fat...


April - I bemoaned my housekeeping skills...


May - Charles' book, The Illuminated Easter Proclamation, was presented to the Holy Father...


June - A little girl's wish came true...


July - I wrote a poem about our house...


August - I reflected on how lucky I am to live here...


September - A bear wandered up on a roof downtown...


October - Charles blessed the animals...


November  - A huge fire broke out in Downtown Juneau...

View up Franklin Street in downtown Juneau as Capital City Fire/Rescue personnel work on a fire at the Gastineau Apartments at the corner of Franklin and Front Street on Monday.  Michael Penn / Juneau Empire

December - We celebrated Christmas together...


And now, it is 2013!  Who knows what the New Year will bring!



9 comments:

  1. You had quite an exciting year! I didn't know about Charles' book being presented to the Pope! What a huge honor. Best wishes for a great 2013!

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  2. Oh Paula - this is just beautiful!! What a wonderful way to reflect on your years' blessings and big events. I absolutely adore this! I miss you!!! I was just thinking of you this morning of the time we saw each other in Portland...what a lovely time! I had the memory of you noticing the asymmetry of the seminary's architecture - the one that is right by my sister's house. We share a love of the visual and how it affects us! You are inspiring me to get going on my blog again!!! LOTS OF LOVE to you and Charles, Phoebe and Miguel!!

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    1. Love to you, Pete, and Joseph!

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  3. August is heart stopping. My best friend lived in Alaska for 18 months, and I wish she'd taken more pictures. So pretty.

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  4. Happy and Blessed New Year♥

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  5. What a precious way to sum up your year. Love the "lard" photo! So glad you came out good with that situation.

    For Christmas, I got a cruise to Alaska. I am so excited! My sister am
    Nd I will be therein Juneau on the Fourth of July!

    Thanks for visiting my blog.

    Judy

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    1. Judy! I am SO excited! I would love to meet you and take on a personalized tour! Fourth of July in Juneau and Douglas is so much fun! Please contact me closer to the day you will be here and we can connect!

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