The kitchen of the government housing provided for them by the U.S. Weather Bureau included faded, wavy, linoleum floor an old refrigerator, stove, sink, wood table, scarred chairs, and high chair. Light from the bare bulb overhead shadowed everything in the dark Alaskan afternoon. Jo's baby brother cried from his cradle. Wasn’t there more to life than school, dinner, and then bedtime? Didn’t her mother have anything interesting in her life? Wasn’t anything exciting ever going to happen?
Christmas in Alaska with aunt, uncle, cousins, and Woofy 1952