Posts filed in Growing Up Alaska

Oh Wrangell, My Wrangell

Posted Thursday December 17, 2015 by Niki Tschirgi

Oh Wrangell, My Wrangell Meeting someone in life who has uncanny similarities...

Oh Wrangell, My Wrangell Meeting someone in life who has uncanny similarities to you is a gift, uncommon, and often comes as a surprise. This person can pop in to...

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Bushnastics

Posted Tuesday June 02, 2015 by Niki Tschirgi

There was a time, in the little town of Tok, Alaska, when...

There was a time, in the little town of Tok, Alaska, when gymnastics was offered to us kids. The fact that our school in the isolated interior of Alaska had...

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Prom: One Magical Night

Posted Wednesday April 29, 2015 by Niki Tschirgi

Prom was the biggest event of the year. At least it was...

Prom was the biggest event of the year. At least it was for me. Starting in the eighth grade, my goal was to go to prom, and as an eighth...

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Thank You!

Posted Monday November 24, 2014 by admin

Just paid for publishing…all because of you!! I’m on my way friends....

Just paid for publishing…all because of you!! I’m on my way friends. I’m on my way. Letters and decals are mailing tomorrow and just got word the hoodies will ship...

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Hatcher’s Pass

Posted Tuesday September 16, 2014 by admin

As a young kid you don’t really know much about the people...

As a young kid you don’t really know much about the people you hang out with. You just know things like they are in your class, they make you laugh,...

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Hunting Season

Posted Friday September 12, 2014 by admin

I know it’s hunting season right now up there in Alaska and...

I know it’s hunting season right now up there in Alaska and every year my dad went out and brought home “the bacon” so to say. For years we packaged...

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First Day of School

Posted Friday September 05, 2014 by admin

In Alaska back in the 80’s we didn’t really do “first day...

In Alaska back in the 80’s we didn’t really do “first day of school pictures”. We didn’t have Internet and I’m pretty sure my mom had to mail film somewhere...

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The People of Tok

Posted Friday August 29, 2014 by admin

If I ask myself what are the top impressions I have of...

If I ask myself what are the top impressions I have of growing up in Alaska and I don’t even allow myself to think on it deeply, the images that...

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