Tag: Alaska

I am older than Alaska

But just by a couple of days. On this date in 1958, President Eisenhower signed a bill approving Alaskan statehood. My wife and I visited Anchorage, Alaska back in 1992-ish. It’s a big city, and an even bigger state. Yes, I realize that, unlike the email of a certain Presidential candidate, the size of Alaska …

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Denali is not a river in Egypt

  Honestly, this is why we can’t have a nice country. Earlier this week President Obama was in Alaska to announce the “renaming” of Mt. McKinley to Denali. Except it wasn’t being renamed. ┬áIt was reverting to the original name and the name the Alaskans have always used for it. AND, it wasn’t the President’s …

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