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Wisdom and Grace: North to Alaska: Part 3


September 9, 2019

Photo courtesy Ila McClenahan

The "Resurrected Pickup" was once dead, but came back to life for the 8,000 mile trip.

"Five weeks together?" they asked. "You spent five weeks together in a pickup camper? No one else? Just the two of you. Wow!"

To which I responded, "Yup, and we're still married and still friends ... most of the time."

For the past 30 years, my husband Rod and I had dreamed of taking another trip to Alaska like we did in 1983 - with three kids ages 5, 2 and 1 month - and 1989 - four kids ages 11, 8, 6 and 3. It all came together for Rod and I after we semi-retired and turned the cows and farming over to our daughter and son-in-law.

After lots of planning, we decided we would like an ove...

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