Alaska Story Time with Aunt Phil is back!

“Alaska Story Time with Aunt Phil” back on television on Monday mornings! I’m so excited that Anchorage CBS affiliate KTVA Channel 11 asked me to start doing my Alaska history show again. The first episode aired last week. We talked about the popular Delaney Park, which served the residents of Anchorage as a firebreak in […]

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Another Amazon Top Viewer Loves Aunt Phil!

Last week another Amazon Top 500 reviewer wrote an awesome review for the new Volume Five of Aunt Phil’s Trunk. Customer Review 5.0 out of 5 stars From statehood to natural disasters, mass murderers and a few quirky things, May 20, 2016 By Connie (Amazon Top 500 reviwer) This review is from: Aunt Phil’s Trunk […]

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Give the gift of Aunt Phil’s Trunk Volume Five!

Aunt Phil’s Trunk Volume Five, the last book in this critically acclaimed Alaska history series, is chock full of stories from the Great Earthquake of 1964. I found true gold last year while sifting through the archives at the University of Alaska Consortium Library – firsthand accounts of people from all of the communities who […]

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Aunt Phil’s Trunk Volume Five is here!

After 10 years of research, the final volume in the Aunt Phil’s Trunk Alaska history series is making its debut this week. Copies now are available on my Website for $19.95, plus shipping – Click Here to Purchase! Volume Five features Alaska’s first 25 years of statehood. And just like the rest of the series, […]

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Aunt Phil’s Trunk Volume Five coming soon!

The fifth volume in my Aunt Phil’s Trunk Alaska history series went off to the printers last week. If all goes as planned, it will be available before Thanksgiving! This 448-page book, which will sell for $19.95, completes the series and features the first 25 years of Alaska’s statehood. Just like the first four books […]

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An update of happenings with Aunt Phil

The Alaska State Fair is opening next Thursday, Aug. 27, and will run through Labor Day, Sept. 7. If you are planning to visit the fair this year, make sure to stop by my booth on the Purple Trail (next to the face-painting people and across from the Pasty Shack) and say “Hi!” In other […]

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Aunt Phil Featured on CBS KTVA Channel 11 Anchorage!

CBS KTVA Channel 11 of Anchorage featured Aunt Phil last Sunday on Rhonda McBride’s show, Frontiers, at 8:30 a.m. and 10:30 p.m. Reviews have been overwhelming – looks like people really enjoyed learning about a few colorful characters in early Anchorage history. Here is a link to the expanded Web version if you’d like to […]

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New historical book just released!

Just in time for the holidays! Aunt Phil’s Trunk Proudly Presents The Spell of the Yukon and Other Verses Although I still am working hard on Volume Five of my Aunt Phil’s Trunk Alaska history series (anticipating mid-2015 release), I also have been listening to Alaska history fans. Many of you have asked me how […]

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Wacky weather warms Alaska winter

The wacky weather across the Continental United States this winter is really crazy. While those who live in the Midwest and East Coast dig out from the 2014 Snowcropolis, Alaskans are seeing one of the warmest January’s on record. And as the thermometer hovers in the mid-40s across much of the state, the melting snow […]

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Aunt Phil’s Trunk Goes Digital!

It’s happened! All four books in the Aunt Phil’s Trunk Alaska history series now are available as e-pubs. It took a lot of research, determination and help from e-book experts, but the series launched as e-books last week.   Anyone interested in the getting the series in e-book formats – including for Nook, Kindle, iPhone […]

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Historian Laurel Bill writes for Alaska Magazine!

Great news – Historian Laurel Bill now will have awesome Alaska history stories appearing in future issues of Alaska Magazine. Her first articles about Alaska Natives appear in the November and December 2013 issues. Several more articles will appear in the esteemed magazine throughout 2014. By Laurel Bill AuntPhilsTrunk@gmail.com Alaska history

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