Back from P.A,; whew! What a trip!
A blog-related highlight? People saying to me, “Are you Alaskarella?!! I LOVE your blog!” Made my whole life worth living.
And on that note, I’ve been meaning to say … thank you so much, dear reader (a.k.a. support group), for keeping me afloat during the most severe season I’ve ever been dealt.
Thank you, namely, (in no particular order) to Ronnie, Carrie, Sue, Moo Monica, Sweet Marie, Pistol Pat, Dibble, Jenna, Howard, Peggy, Amelia, Brooke-i-dee, Magical “T” Tami, Lauren, Jess, Mo, MaLeia, Brady, God Mama Mary, Betty, Kerry & Ryan, Dave, Heather, Phil, Liz, my parents, and to the person who I am forgetting in this list but not in appreciation (you!), for your regular comments that made me feel less alone, less insane, and often had me laughing as tears slid down my face.
I also appreciated your publicity — really — it made my day to see my blog posted on your facebook status, or to know you told a friend … “I know this crazy girl in Alaska …”
Thank you to Alaskafella, to our cubs, and the seriously insane folk and conditions of Fairbanks, Alaska, and the woman who tried to fight me in the grocery store parking lot for providing daily content.
And with my sincere gratitude, I’ve decided to sign off for a bit. As of today, Alaskafella’s been tasked a six month stint as Iraqafella starting mid-August. Gasp. Gulp. Gownbwibgbe.
And with that, I’m just all out of words. And all out of Alaska.
Be well, and thank you again for checking in and supporting us as we clung to the edge of the planet. You have no idea how much you’ve meant to me through this arctic ordeal.
You’ve given me the strength to say, with conviction, if we could handle that (dark, cold, isolation for
days months on end), then we can handle this.
Lots of Love,