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.  It 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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