Our home in the Matanuska Valley, is located at the base of the picturesque Hatcher Pass. Abundant wildlife, including brown bears roam the woods surrounding our farm.We have six kids, Sierra(6), Rebekah(11), Jasmine(13), Rachel(18),
Israel(20), and Jesse (26).
Originally from Ohio, Don made Alaska his home in 1981. He works as a cable maintenance
technician(telephone). He raced and finished the 86 & 87 Iditarod Sled Dog Race.
Janet, a homemaker, is originally from NE Washington, and has been in
Alaska since 1969. She trains the family horses, and also races sled
dogs, including the Women's World Championship in 1995. Other activities
the family enjoys are: gardening, fishing, running, berry-picking, mountain climbing, ice-skating,
hunting, x-country skiing, other sports, photography, and just enjoying
In the winter, we don't try to make fashion statements. We just want to stay warm!