Best Alaska Books: Must-Read Alaska Nonfiction Books

Alaska is a state known for its stunning natural beauty and unique culture. If you’re interested in learning more about this fascinating place, nonfiction books are a great way to go. Whether you’re interested in history, wildlife, or adventure, there’s sure to be a book that will pique your interest. No matter what your interests […]

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Catching up and new books!

Hard to believe it’s been more than a year since I’ve shared life events and new books with all of you. Needless to say, I have been busy juggling family and business! First, and most important, I want to thank you again for all the prayers for grandson Toben. I am happy to report that […]

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History comes full circle for Aunt Phil!

A crazy thing recently happened that I must share with you awesome Alaska history fans. One of my weekly TV shows led to a voyage of discovery for a family from California this past week. History comes full circle! Tanya Malinovskiy from Roseville, California, reached out to me after she saw my Story Time with […]

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Aunt Phil update and new gift idea!

Before I share the exciting news about our Aunt Phil update, the great gift idea for the upcoming holiday season from Aunt Phil’s Trunk, I need to share updates of what’s been happening in Aunt Phil’s world since my last blog post a few months ago. First, I want to thank everyone for the prayers, […]

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Alaska history curriculum now available!

Hello Alaska history fans, our Alaska history curriculum is now available! Copies of the curriculum I developed for Aunt Phil’s Trunk just arrived – I am beyond excited! There is a student workbook and a teacher guide for each of the five books in my Alaska history series. Children from fourth grade up into high […]

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Just released – Call of the Wild!

Hello Alaska history fans, let’s check out Call of the Wild! It’s been a busy few months for us, which is why my blog posts have been sporadic. As many of you know, our 4-year-old grandson, Toben, was diagnosed with leukemia in August 2016. He began aggressive treatments in September – they finished the end […]

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Alaska history curriculum coming soon!

Just a quick note to catch you all up on what’s been happening in Aunt Phil’s world, with an all new Alaska history curriculum. I’ve been in Sacramento since January hugging on grandsons Toben (4), Connor and Zach (2) and Aiden (3). Toben is now in his last month of chemo to eradicate leukemia from […]

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Get your FREE copy of Aunt Phil’s Trunk now!

Get your FREE copy of Aunt Phil’s Trunk now! If you know anyone who wants to know a little bit about the Klondike Gold Rush era, early Alaska Native life and other tantalizing tidbits about Alaska’s past, I have some great news. Aunt Phil’s Trunk Volume One eBook is FREE for a limited time from […]

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Alaska legislators traveled trails by dog teams in 1913

It took some Alaska legislators weeks to travel to Valdez, seen here, Alaska legislators traveled trails by dog teams to board ships bound for Juneau in 1913. With the transfer of power happening in Washington, D.C. last week, it seems fitting that we spotlight the history of Alaska’s political landscape back in the day. Turns […]

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New Robert Service eBook debuts!

In honor of poet Robert W. Service’s birthday this month, I am offering a Robert Service eBook, Aunt Phil’s Trunk Proudly Presents The Spell of the Yukon and Other Verses as an eBook for the very first time – and it’s only $1.99! Click Here for your copy I’m also starting a new Facebook group […]

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