Author Archives: Courtney

About Courtney

Juneau, Alaska local.

A Moveable House

When buying a house, something that comes up often is ‘location, location, location’. Websites and professionals tell you to look at the houses around you, are you close to a school, where is the closest grocery store? It basically comes … Continue reading

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The Kingdom of North Douglas

The people of North Douglas are a proud people. They treasure their relationship with nature, and the solitude and community they have fostered. You can always tell the locals from people who have spent time down south, as townies lament … Continue reading

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The Backloop Group

I was very fortunate to live on Backloop for a few years. Yes, they tend to have snow the longest, tend to be colder than other areas of town thanks to the giant ice cube just a few miles north, … Continue reading

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Auke Bay Fleet

Just as living out North Douglas can be ‘so far away’, so is the Auke Bay area for people who live down town. But let me tell you, the original people who settled here had it right! Auke Bay gets … Continue reading

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Love in the Great Outdoors

Phew! Now that the holiday roller coaster is mostly over, we have one last little hill then slide into a summer of simplicity! Valentine ’s Day is such an odd duck: either people love it or hate it. Personally, I … Continue reading

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Marten 24 Hour Stay-Cation

I feel the adult equivalent of taking a ‘time out’ is running away to a cabin on a Wednesday afternoon, and telling your boss you will see them sometime Thursday afternoon. Even if January was the first snowfall-less January since … Continue reading

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Glamping in Cowee

I have decided that this is the year of the cabin. I can’t really say that this is some noble decision, or that it’s to support the Forest Service and DNR with my rental fees, or that it’s even to … Continue reading

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