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The Long Goodbye

when a 78 yr old man died, his wife decided he should have ‘one for the road’, and another, and another, and . . . before departing this world – http://tinyurl.com/gpd7sce


The Alaskan Fish House

Alaska’s second largest city, Juneau, has fewer people than our tiny (former) home town of Simi Valley. It’s true. While it isn’t known for it’s population, Alaska does have quite the reputation for fish. 257 more words


The ship - the Nieuw Amsterdam and some tips for new cruisers

We recently went on the Nieuw Amsterdam from Vancouver to Alaska – Juneau, Skagway and Ketchikan.

The ship was great. For those that have not been cruising before, there are lots of daily activities, a theatre, restaurants (food, food and more food), shopping (completely ignored this section!), art sales, a gym and a day spa. 606 more words


Ketchikan, Alaska

Though small – we walked the whole thing in about 30 minutes – Ketchikan is certainly not short on charm. Once you manage to get through the main downtown area, which is geared primarily toward tourists, there are some incredible things to see. 355 more words

June 2016 Alaska - Day 7

Well after the fun evening I wake up at 4:30 AM and head to the buffet for another pre-breakfast. Grabbing my goodies I make my way to the aft deck as we are in the channel entering… 652 more words


The Norwegian Sun Docks in Ketchikan

We met up with our good friends from Houston, fellow authors Al and Lisa Fittipaldi, and boarded the Norwegian Sun in Vancouver, Canada, after a bus ride from Seattle.  407 more words


Monday, June 27 - Ketchikan, Alaska

We were scheduled to arrive at our first port of call, Ketchikan, at 6:30 AM. That

probably happened, although we were not up to observe it. 1,067 more words