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The Kindle version of Recollections of a Tundra Dancer is available for pre-order and launches at 12:01 AM on 10/27/2017. The printed version will launch in early November. Book trailer available soon. Recollections of a Tundra Dancer is about MJ Graham's life in Alaska featuring glaciers, moose, reindeer, fifty-five below weather, earthquakes, volcanoes, native culture, … Continue reading Recollections of a Tundra Dancer for Kindle is available on Amazon
The Kindle version of Tundra Dancer will be released on 10/27/2017 and is presently on pre-order on Amazon.com The print copy is expected by the end of October.
Fairbanks, Alaska gives new meaning to the word cold. The winter of 1989 still numbs my mind. There was, I thought, a distinct possibility I’d been transplanted to the McMurdo Station on Ross Island in Antarctica while I was asleep. Only at the time, McMurdo was experiencing balmy weather in the 50’s since it was … Continue reading The Fate of a Rubber Bumper at -55°F
Part of Recollections of a Tundra Dancer discusses Denali and part of that discussion has to do with mountain climbing. Denali is a dangerous climb. Mountaineers underestimate it because they've summited the Alps or even some of the lesser peaks in the Himalayas in Nepal and think this is the same. It isn't. A few … Continue reading Denali is a dangerous climb
During the time I lived in Alaska, there were some legendary air tales, but the one that sticks with me best is when an Alaska Airlines 737 taking off from Juneau was intercepted by a fish in mid-air. What makes it remarkable is that it isn't just another fish story that grows with every telling. It … Continue reading Flying With the Fishes
Have you ever wondered what Alaska is like? When I was a teenager and Dad was talking about transferring to Alaska I thought it was one endless snowfield dotted with igloos and infested with swarms of mosquitos the size of small dogs. Imagine my surprise, years later, to find myself living there. No endless snowfield. … Continue reading Recollections of a Tundra Dancer