Into the Wild in Luxury

As the glacier calved in the soft morning sun, the sound was otherworldly; a thunderous cracking could be heard from the observation deck as large blocks of ice would plunge into the glassy waters of Disenchantment Bay. To boot, there was an abundance of wildlife in the bay; hundreds of harbor seals popped their heads above water, a bald eagle perched on an iceberg nearby, and two moose were spotted swimming near the glacier, dodging icebergs along their way. Onboard naturalist Natalie Bruce narrated the experience over the intercom, remarking that seeing this much action at the glacier was quite rare and special—Alaska was indeed showing off.

The Isolated Caregiver — A Mom's Story

I hate to admit it, but I’ve become bitter about the lack of understanding and sympathy for people living with Type 1 diabetes. How is it that one of the oldest recorded diseases is still being misunderstood, overlooked and there’s still no cure? And how is it that insulin prices are so high, people literally are dying because they can’t afford it? It all can send me into a tailspin of despair, anger and isolation. Maybe it hits me so hard because it’s not me who has Type 1 diabetes, it’s my dau