Our Alaskan Odyssey
June and July 1999

Alison drove up to Alaska from Sunnyvale starting on June 16.  On her way, she stopped in Olympia, WA, to see her mom and her friend Glenn.
S.J. and Glenn

She stopped at many places along the way, including Bonaparte Falls:
Bonaparte Falls

When she arrived in Healy, Alaska, seven days later, she helped her sister Amy start her new cafe, the Purple Plate.
The Purple Plate early in life

A lot of people were there for its opening day:
Purple Plate opening

She also visited with her sister Amy's family while in Healy:
Zoe, Abel, and Macy

Alison and Abel

Zoe made herself some new pajama pants


All photos copyright 1999 Vernon Lee, Alison Anne Barsley.