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Prince William Sound and Kenai Fjords, Alaska, June 2017

We left the Inside Passage behind for our third Gulf of Alaska crossing on June 9, 2017 and had an easy passage except that first I, and then Seth, came down with some sort of flu. 639 more words

Arctic Voyage

A Day In Brown Bear's Playground - Part II

If you enjoyed King Bear catching the fish in the air, its the perfect time to take a look more bears. We will follow many Mumma Bears and their cubs. 906 more words


Dipnet struggles

MOUTH OF THE KENAI RIVER – With the tide falling Thursday morning and the mouth of this river narrowing as a result, the returning sockeye were concentrated just enough to make for decent dipnetting. 1,297 more words


380 Horses

“Those birds are pretty dumb. Why don’t they get out of the way?” We are bouncing down a narrow two-track road, headed to the north side of the island for a walk along the shore. 1,030 more words


Alaskan Friendships

On the eight hour train ride to Denali, we were surrounded by fellow members of our upcoming cruise. To the right of us, there were two mothers that were retired teachers vacationing with their two daughters who were also teachers. 83 more words

Teaching, Directing, And Other New Adventures

Hello all!  What a hot, hot day here in my world.  So much has been going on lately, it’s quite crazy.


First of all, I think I have probably posted before about going back to college, getting my degree after 30, my one year of teaching, the tornado, the house fire, how difficult it all was, and how I survived and grew stronger, but I didn’t really think I’d ever be able to teach again?  692 more words


Misty Fjords National Monument, Ketchikan, Alaska, USA

Following our visit to Ketchikan, Alaska, we spent the next day on our ship cruising through Misty Fjords (National Monument) with two stops – mid-day and late afternoon – to lower our Zodiac inflatable 20 foot / 6 meter boats for “cruising” along the fjords and observing the spectacular geography, flora and fauna.  546 more words

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