Rosalind “Rosie” Hermes is celebrating 36,525 days on Earth today. Her philosophy is to take one day at a time.
In other words, today is her 100th birthday.
A well-known teacher and dedicated friend to many, she left her home in southern North Dakota to move to Juneau in 1948. With her lifelong companion Avis Aamot, who died in 2001, she went to college at Moorhead State University in Minnesota, saw Europe, “did a lot of mental traveling” and finally made her way to Alaska.