I love Alaska! I have lived here for 50 of my 81 years, and will never leave. Alaska is one of those places that you wish you’d discovered earlier in your life. In 50 years, I have accumulated many stories of life on the last frontier. I will be sharing some of these stories, plus … Read more About Fran
TRANSCRIPT OF TEXT OF VIDEO WILD AND EDIBLE PLANTS III: ALASKAN TREASURES Hello and welcome. This is my third video on wild plants in Alaska. This one is about medicinal plants. I must admit, I had a hard time selecting from the many plants I could discuss. I’ve selected four. However, if you have questions … Read more Wild And Edible Plants III: Alaskan Treasures
TRANSCRIPT OF TEXT OF VIDEO I promised you there would be more videos on Alaskan wild and edible plants, so here’s your second one. This one is about berries. My book, “Plant Lore Of An Alaskan Island,” has over 200 plants described in it, so obviously I can only give you a taste of what … Read more Wild And Edible Plants II: Alaskan Treasures
TEXT OF VIDEO SCRIPT This video is about our study of wild and edible plants, some of Alaska’s treasures. My 20 years in the village of Ouzinkie taught me a great deal about myself. It also taught me valuable lessons that I would use later to teach me the attitudes I needed to create … Read more Wild And Edible Plants: Alaskan Treasures
TRANSCRIPT OF TEXT OF VIDEO If you truly wish to succeed, then “no” is not an option. You make a commitment to keep going until you reach your goal. When “no” is not an option, amazing outcomes can abound. Such was the case with our Ouzinkie pottery studio. One cold winter Sunday, I walked the … Read more When No Is Not An Option
TRANSCRIPT OF TEXT OF VIDEO Hello, this is Fran from build2winaffiliates.com, with another Alaska success story for you. Women in rural Alaska are often found to be a special breed. Strong and independent, courageous, capable; yes, and stubborn and tenacious, they also demonstrate many other excellent qualities. It is true — if you have … Read more Alaskan Women Get It Done
It is very natural for me to write about having an online business in a remote area, as I tend to gravitate toward lightly-populated places. In fact, I lived for 20 years in a house I built myself on Spruce Island, close to Kodiak. Those 20 years were the culmination of a dream I’d had … Read more Can You Start Your Business In A Remote Area?
TEXT OF VIDEO: Here is the text for this video so you can read along if you would like. Sometimes it takes a series of small steps to reach one ultimate goal. Sometimes it takes time and perseverance to get there. So it was with my journey from stream to machine as my laundry … Read more From Stream To Machine: Laundry System Evolution
How do we measure success? Alaska success stories can be a bit different from those in other places. Here are some examples for you to enjoy. When my ex-husband, Les, and I started a gift shop in Kodiak, we found it a bit like starting a website. We built an addition to our house for … Read more Alaska Success Stories Can Be Unique
TRANSCRIPT OF TEXT OF VIDEO. If you’d like to read along, the text is below. If you want to build a dream, you may have many obstacles to overcome. I had a dream and a determination to live on Spruce Island, so I readied myself to move forward. When my husband, Les, gave me … Read more Overcoming My First Challenge
Below is the transcript of the text of this video. If you’d like to read along, please feel free to do so. Welcome, video watchers. This is Fran Kelso, with https://build2winaffiliates.com. Here is your second Alaska story, in which I will show how procrastination can actually become a motivator. In training courses for online affiliate … Read more What Is The Price Of Procrastination?