Today marks the 41st year of my life in Alaska. It’s hard to believe so much time has gone by. But what a great life Alaska gave me. What an amazing life Barrow gave me. How lucky am I that I answered that ad in the back of the American Journal of Nursing and then made myself get on that plane in NYC to fly into what seemed to be an unknown land holding unknown adventures. Who would have ever imagined that the adventures would be so darn wonderful. Thanks everyone. Thanks Alaska.