Christmas in Spenard

Christmas in Spenard” is back at the Taproot!  It’s wacky, tacky, irreverent, and generally hilarious.  It’s not all Christmas-themed; they throw in a good dose of political skewering, Alaska humor, and a dash of Spam just so that they don’t forget their roots.

They sing, they dance, and they make you laugh so hard you choke on your drink – get your tickets now!

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Santa on a Bike!

When I was driving home tonight, out of the darkness came Santa on a bike.  He waved at me as he rode by, his cheeks rosy and his beard bright white under the streetlights while his hat flopped jauntily over his forehead.  He seemed a bit under-dressed for the weather in just a long-sleeved red shirt, but maybe he was going so fast he wasn’t cold.

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Congrats U.S. Women’s Team! And Thoughts on XC-Skiing

I have to pile on to the jubilation that is happening right now on Facebook, overseas in Sweden, and in XC skier’s homes all over the U.S because it is so ridiculously exciting:

Our women’s team (Kikkan Randall, Holly Brooks, Jesse Diggins, and Liz Stephen) placed THIRD in the 4 x 5k World Cup relay!

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